skills. Critical analysis, problem identification, and idea refinement
are the focus in producing media content for targeted audiences and
intended delivery systems.
AD 213 introDuCtion to MArKetinG AnD MAss
AD 312 orGAniZAtionAL BeHAVior
Students explore the fundamental concepts and principles of Students examine human relations theory and individual, group, and
marketing as they relate to advertising, its history, potential, and organizational performance as they relate to the overall organizational
limitations. Through an overview of marketing, students learn structures of contemporary businesses and public agencies.
how each component contributes to the strength and utility of a Prerequisites: EN 102 or EN 203H, PS 101
marketing plan. Students examine various definitions and methods
of advertising communication, as well as advertising objectives,
AD 321 persuAsion AnD tHe ConsuMer
advertising copy, and federal regulations.
This course covers persuasive communication techniques,
Prerequisite: EN 101 or EN 103H
particularly in the area of advertising, and examines the cultural,
social, and individual variables involved in consumer behavior.
AD 222 MeDiA AnD ADVertisinG DesiGn
Students examine the fields of logic and psychology and then
Students examine the structures and communication skills used discuss the framing effect, emotional hot buttons, mass appeal, snob
by the various members of a creative team and learn to further appeal, subliminal messages, and the bandwagon effect. The course
define the role of graphic design in an advertising context. The covers Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, emotional reactions and how
course emphasizes the processes of concept development, media to achieve them, and the various types of media that can be used to
application, and design creation. Students examine the variety of achieve the appropriate desired response.
media used by graphic designers and their suppliers and define and Prerequisites: EN 102 or EN 203H, PS 101
apply campaign strategies, based on media and marketing realities.
Prerequisites: GD 131, P 104
AD 322 MArKetinG reseArCH prinCipLes
This course focuses on the use of the marketing research process,
AD 223 DYnAMiCs oF inteGrAteD MArKetinG
both traditional and online, as a tool for solving management
This course explores the theory and application of the new media problems. Online advertising and other online marketing have
environment. Students are introduced to the major forms of mass both expanded the use of traditional market research and created
communication, including television, radio, books, newspapers, new kinds of data. Students study the source of data, sampling
magazines, the recording industry, the film industry, and the procedures, questionnaire design, data collection, and analysis, and
Internet. They examine a model of mass communication and are introduced to the concepts, availability, and use of this data. The
analyze its application to technology. The course also highlights the course presents techniques that independently verify and validate
interrelationships among media industries. the effectiveness of ads.
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H Prerequisites: AD 223, PS 101
AD 233 BrAnDinG
AD 324 MeDiA pLAnninG AnD BuYinG
This course introduces the essential concepts and skills of brand Media as part of a delivery channel for a marketing message is
marketing. Students examine how branding has evolved into a the focus of this course. Topics include media as critical to the
powerful way to organize and use an understanding of consumer fulfillment of the overall marketing strategy, cost effectiveness, and
needs and motivations in a changing marketplace. Students learn alternative and new media. Students learn to create a media plan
marketing strategies to create an identity for products and services for trade and consumer segments, research, schedule and purchase
and how to use that identity to support sales. broadcast and Web media and summarize the management
Prerequisite: AD 223 functions associated with radio, TV, print, and online media.
Prerequisites: AD 322, EN 102, or EN 203H
AD 302 MeDiA & DesiGn ConCepts
This course identifies the components of the design process and
AD 331 puBLiC reLAtions AnD proMotion
explores research methods. Design solutions appropriate to a
Students examine the historical development of public relations,
targeted market are emphasized. Exercises in creative problem
showing the principles, methods, and means of influencing public
solving strengthen and expand the student’s concept generation
opinion. They study the elements of a successful promotional AD 412 ADVertisinG CAMpAiGns
campaign and distinguish between public relations, publicity, and Students create an integrated marketing campaign consisting of
advertising. The course covers the value of various types of product three or more different applications of a single unified theme
promotion and trade shows, as well the role of public relations in or concept, basing campaign strategy and tactics on media and
managing issues, crises, and public opinion. marketing realities. Students learn basic advertising terminology and
Prerequisite: AD 321 create advertising headlines, copy, and layout comprehensives in the
campaign process. They also learn to use typogrphy and visual images
AD 332 ACCount pLAnninG effectively in art direction, as well as to recognize campaign continuity.
This course helps students understand the functions of account Prerequisite: AD 333
planning and integrate them into a successful approach to
advertising and advertising campaigns. Students learn to analyze AD 422 ADVAnCeD ADVertisinG CAMpAiGns
appropriate data to support an advertising decision or campaign, In this course, students research and develop a fully integrated
organize a test campaign to produce brand awareness and sales, advertising/promotional campaign for a national name brand
provide client background for account planning, show the account, placing importance on deadline, budget, client relationship,
relationship between the creative process and communications and presentation as they relate to the design process. Students
during a project, identify the distinguishing features of good and develop final projects that document, support, and argue the
great advertising and marketing ideas, and compare the various types rationale and effectiveness of the campaign in written form. They
of creative risks when developing advertising. also prepare, present, and defend a graduate project suitable for a
Prerequisites: AD 233, AD 322 professional audience.
Prerequisite: AD 412
AD 333 ADVertisinG CopYWritinG
Students learn to develop effective advertising strategies and AD 431 GLoBAL Business perspeCtiVes
copy executions that underlie and enable creative marketing and Students analyze world markets, consumer behaviors, advertising,
advertising campaigns, and cultivate clear, logical, and creative foreign environments, and the marketing management required to
copywriting skills. They learn the unique characteristics of digital meet the demands of dynamic global markets.The focus of this course
media and the creation of scripts for digital media production. is the problem of foreign competition, diminishing U.S. market share,
Students also learn to conduct research for media writing projects. and the U.S. economy’s independence of world economy. Students
Prerequisites: AD 322, EN 102 or EN 203H analyze different foreign market entry strategies as well.
Prerequisite: Approval of department chair.
AD 399 internsHip
Through a required field internship experience, students apply their AD 433 portFoLio
skills in a real and practical situation.The internship allows students the In this course, students complete their portfolios and begin their
opportunity to observe and participate in the operation of successful career searches. Students should enter the course with a cumulative
businesses related to their field of study. collection of design work, copywriting, research, and account
Prerequisite: Approval of department chair. Must be taken in last planning documents for the portfolio and determine the quality of
three quarters. the work so enhancements can be made. Students also complete a
professional résumé and begin the job search.
AD 411 sALes Prerequisite:Approval of department chair. Must be taken in final quarter.
This course focuses on the essential skills and knowledge needed
to effect a sale, as well as ways to focus the sales pitch to solve Ant 211 introDuCtion to AntHropoLoGY
customer problems. Students study the steps of the sales process, This course is an introductory study of the bio-cultural,
develop a plan to locate and capture clients and learn about sales archeological, and linguistic evidence for the social and cultural
management. After analyzing the function of a sales representative, development of humankind. Students focus on the comparative
students apply sales skills and present a sales pitch. study of kinship, religion, race, and subsistence patterns using the
Prerequisites: AD 233, AD 312, AD 321 methods and theories of anthropology.
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
Art 111 DrAWinG and content. Students will solve 2D, 3D, and 4D design problems
This course is an introduction to descriptive drawing of utilizing creative ideation and visual research tools along with the
observable subjects using a variety of techniques. Students develop elements and principles of design. Individual and group projects
compositional and drawing skills using traditional media while are assigned in this course using both traditional materials and
focusing on line, value, texture, form, and space. Perspective and the contemporary media.
modeling of forms in light and shade are included.
Au 101 AuDio teCHnoLoGY 1
Art 121 3D DesiGn This course introduces students to professions in stage production,
Students are introduced to the elements and principles of three- instrument tuning, staging, and system set-up. Sound, lighting, and
dimensional design through the design and construction of prop cues are discussed. In addition, students explore the various
3D forms. The visual and structural qualities of forms and their components of the recording studio, relevant hardware and software,
surrounding spaces are explored. Students work with low-tech, and tools, terminology, and job skills.
high-craft processes to solve 3D design problems within specified
spatial environments. Au 102 introDuCtion to AuDio
Students explore the physics of what creates sound and examine
Art 122 2D DesiGn auditory perception. The course introduces the basics of the audio
This introductory design course explores the visual elements of signal chain, microphones, loudspeakers, and mixers.Various tape
art and the basic principles of design. Students investigate the recorders as well as outboard equipment are demonstrated.
design process and how the elements of design are used for specific Prerequisite: AU 101
outcomes. This course is taught using a variety of tools, techniques,
and media. Au 103 ListeninG & AnALYsis
Students are exposed to a wide variety of music, audio for film,
Art 123 CoLor tHeorY and sound design. Students learn important audio and music
This design course investigates color theory in both pigment and terminology with an emphasis on listening and analyzing the styles,
light. Students use the principles of design to explore color and its sounds, and concepts. The course builds a strong foundation for
application in composition.Various tools, techniques, and media other classes such as audio engineering, production, and mixing.
are used to investigate the aesthetic, scientific, and psychological
properties of color. Au 120 reMote & FieLD reCorDinG
Prerequisite: CS 106 This course introduces students to the equipment, techniques,
protocols, and procedures used in on-site recording for film and TV.
Art 200 Art AnD VisuAL CuLture As scheduling permits, students participate in a location film/video
In this interdisciplinary course, students examine a range of shoot. Topics include power requirements and electrical noise,
contemporary art theories and social issues through interactive acoustic isolation and location mixing, audio post-production tools
discussions, research, and projects. Students work in groups and processes, field and post synchronization, sampling sounds and
and individually to solve creative problems using a variety of environments, microphone placement, wireless microphones, and
techniques and methods. communication and audio processing in the field.
Prerequisite: AU 101
Art 211 LiFe DrAWinG
This intermediate drawing course focuses on the human figure as Au 140 surVeY oF tHe MusiC inDustrY
subject matter. Artistic anatomy, proportion, volume, gesture, and Students explore the variety of applications of audio in the music
drawing the foreshortened figure are emphasized. A variety of media industry. Representatives from the industry visit the class as guest
and techniques are explored. lecturers. Students research and present aspects of the industry as
Prerequisite: ART 111 it relates to their career goals. Students also explore strategies of
networking within the industry.
Art 225 VisuAL ForM AnD Content
This course introduces students to basic methods for creative
problem solving, which is fundamental to developing effective form
Au 150 MusiC FunDAMentALs getting signed, record company structure, independent releases,
This course focuses on developing music and piano keyboard skills: distribution and marketing of artists, national and international
technique, simple harmonic analysis, sight reading, transposition, touring, record producers, income sources, budgeting and
and accompaniment patterns. Students put music theory knowledge merchandising, unions, contract analysis, and career opportunities.
into practice and develop vital keyboarding skills necessary for Prerequisite: AU 140
success in courses such as AU 200 and AU 240 and for those who
wish to engineer in music production studios. Au 260 AuDio post proDuCtion
Prerequisites: AU 102, AU 103 Students learn to work as a producer and/or engineer in film and TV
by recording and producing their own projects and working for real
Au 200 DiGitAL AuDio WorKstAtions clients.Topics include studio protocol; working with talent, budgets,
Building on skills learned in AU 101, students explore topics and clients; system integration and interfacing; microphone techniques;
including SMPTE time code and synchronization, computer-based recording and producing techniques; procedures and issues in session
digital audio workstations, and ProTools software and hardware. work; critical listening/ear training and aesthetic and acoustical issues;
The course also covers sound design, field recording, digital audio mixing and mastering; automated dialogue replacement; sound effects
transfer protocols, software-based effects plug-ins, and online and design; synchronization (lock-up); and Foley.
automation. Students gain practical experience using software Prerequisite: AU 200
samplers and synthesizers with ProTools and the integration of
MIDI control surfaces. This course provides a foundation for entry- Au 270 AuDio eLeCtroniCs i
level positions in the audio post-production field. This course is an introduction to the theoretical world of analog audio
Prerequisite: AU 102 electronics for the professional maintenance engineer. Students learn
about topics including electrical quantities and components, electric
Au 210 AuDio reCorDinG i circuits, complex circuits, and network analysis,Thevenin’s, Norton’s
Students study the basic functions of a recording studio, including and Millman’s theorems, and magnetism and electromagnetism.
critical listening, console operation, tape machine operation, signal Prerequisite: AU 210
flow, patching, and general recording studio operation procedures.
Prerequisite: AU 102 Au 280 stuDio reCorDinG teCHniQues
Students study the basics of a complete recording session, from load-
Au 220 AuDio reCorDinG ii in to mix-down. They learn the intricacies of close-miking, effects
Building on skills learned in AU 210, students develop advanced processing, and studio production.
engineering skills and knowledge. They explore various musical Prerequisite: AU 220
formats, aesthetic and acoustical issues, and techniques and
equipment used in the professional recording industry. Au 299 AuDio proDuCtion seMinAr i
Prerequisite: AU 210 Students begin to create their final portfolio for graduation in this
course. Using the recording studio as their lab, students begin to
Au 240 sounD DesiGn finalize mixes, re-record as necessary, and complete surround sound
Students study and perform sound design techniques as they mixes. Toward the end of the term, they create an audio DVD of
relate to video and film. The course covers topics including their portfolio. Upon successful completion of this course, students
automatic dialogue replacement, surround sound mixing, Foley, are admitted into portfolio class.
and sound effect manipulation. Students also explore soundtrack Prerequisite: AU 220
development coordinating the three essential elements of music,
dialogue, and sound effects. Au 300 AuDio portFoLio
Prerequisite: AU 210 In this course students complete their graduate portfolio. They
bring together skills including mixing, mastering, and various
Au 250 MusiC AnD stuDio Business MAnAGeMent delivery systems for audio. In addition, students complete
& MArKetinG a résumé, design a business card, and create a dynamic Web
Students explore the music business from the perspective of the site featuring their work in various streaming formats. Other
artist and the business manager. Topics include personal managers, deliverables include audio CD, DVD, and DVD audio.
Prerequisite: AU 299. Students must have approval of the major components and their functions, test equipment (VOM, DVM,
department in the quarter before the portfolio course is to be taken. oscilloscope, audio analyzer), tape machine transport and electronic
mixer signal flow and circuitry, system grounding issues, interfacing
Au 310 BroADCAst AuDio For rADio, tV, AnD neW MeDiA issues, patch bays, balanced lines, soldering techniques, project
Students explore the different types of audio for radio, TV, and construction, non-audio signals, cabling, and connectors.
new media. Similarities and differences of components in such Prerequisite: AU 270
equipment as mixing consoles, microphones, computer applications,
and effects are examined. Students explore the culture of various Au 370 ADVAnCeD AuDio post proDuCtion
media outlets, along with media delivery systems and protocol. This course focuses on the specialized techniques and processes
Prerequisite: AU 220 used in post audio for film. Techniques such as Foley, ADR, and
post conform are explored. Students perform a variety of audio-for-
Au 320 MiDi proDuCtion video projects including advanced surround audio and learn and
This course is a study of Musical Instrument Digital Interface perform the concepts of sound design.
systems (MIDI) applications and techniques. Students learn the Prerequisite: AU 260
basics of MIDI protocol and move through sequencing, automated
mixing, and MIDI machine control in a small group setting. Au 380 DiGitAL AuDio WorKstAtions ii
Prerequisites: AU 150, AU 200 Students build on basics learned in AU 200 and AU 260 through
hands-on training and projects related to the post and music
Au 330 AuDio enGineerinG For proDuCers industries. They focus on increasing speed and efficiency using
Students focus on the role of the music producer within the ProTools and the artistic side of editing and mixing. Projects for
production team and examine methods and techniques for the course include: three music mixes of different styles; a remix
recording musical performances. They gain a broad understanding of one song using software-based samplers and synthesizers; and a
of the components, effects, microphone, and recording techniques project using a short film in which students edit all the ADR and
needed to successfully produce music and audio. dialogue, create and edit sound effects, music, and backgrounds,
Prerequisite: AU 280 and complete a mix using proper post-production techniques for
organization and editing. The course includes a Practical Audio
Au 340 AuDio MiXinG Skills Exam (PASE), which tests students’ proficiency in all aspects
In this course, students combine previously recorded multi-track of ProTools and running a digital audio workstation, and an exam
recordings and begin to mix them in stereo and surround sound. on post-production terminology.
They explore mixing terminology and techniques, including use of Prerequisite: AU 200
effects such as equalization, reverb, and spatial techniques. Students
apply concepts to television, radio, interactive media, video, and film. Au 390 AuDio proDuCtion seMinAr AnD internsHip
Prerequisite: AU 220 In this course, students begin to finalize their portfolios. In
conjunction with their internships, students interview professionals
Au 350 AuDio For interACtiVe MeDiA in their field of study, network with industry professionals, and
Students learn the techniques of recording, mixing, and mastering join industry trade groups. Emphasis is on honing the student’s
for various interactive media such as CD-ROM, DVD, and portfolio so that 75 percent of the portfolio is completed by the
the Internet. The unique challenges of memory allocation and end of the quarter.
optimization are examined with a focus on quality differences Prerequisite: Consent of department chair.
between different formats. In addition, students examine coding and
compression techniques. Au 396 proJeCt MAnAGeMent
Prerequisite: AU 240 In this specialized project management course for audio production,
students learn to organize personnel, equipment, and a variety of other
Au 360 AuDio eLeCtroniCs ii media assets for audio production purposes.The course emphasizes
Students examine the recording studio from an electronics perspective, skills and techniques for goal setting, strategic planning, organization,
following a systems approach that emphasizes the integration of communication, risk management, efficiency, and cost effectiveness.
various equipment and formats.Topics include basic audio circuitry Prerequisite: AU 250
Au 400 ADVAnCeD stuDio reCorDinG Au 450 reCorDinG stuDio operAtions
This course builds on the skills introduced in AU 340. Using This is an advanced course in analog recording emphasizing the
ProTools software in conjunction with the Pro Control 24 practical, hands-on use of the equipment to prepare students for
automated mixing console, students mix a variety of audio projects careers as recording engineers. Building on AU 250, students
such as music, television commercials, and surround sound for video. learn more advanced console signal flow, multi-track recorder and
Mastering techniques such as multi-band compression, equalization, patch bay operations, and become familiar with the operations
and limiting are also demonstrated and performed. of outboard microphone pre amps, effects, and signal processors.
Prerequisite: AU 340 Students follow industry protocols and procedures. The course
reinforces concepts from AU 101 and introduces new concepts in
Au 410 AuDio portFoLio prepArAtion a three-week recording session conducted by the instructor with
Under the mentorship of a faculty member, students have access assistance from students.
to the equipment and resources necessary to complete and polish Prerequisites: AU 250, AU 280
their portfolios. The course focuses on sophisticated and professional
presentations designed for targeted markets, which may include Au 460 MeDiA Business & LAW
interactive multimedia presentations of audio works with video, This course covers multiple facets of the media business. Topics
graphics, and accompanying textual information. include the business plan, production budget, business proposal,
Prerequisite: AU 400 business contracts, business ethics, government regulations,
copyright, and other business laws.
Au 420 internsHip Prerequisite: AU 250
Through a field internship experience, students learn to apply
acquired subject matter and career/professional skills in a real and Au 490 senior portFoLio
practical situation. The main objective of the internship is to allow Students bring all the skills they have learned to create a portfolio
students the opportunity to observe and participate in the operation featuring audio in all formats including DVD, CD, video, and
of successful businesses related to their fields of study. Students gain interactive media. With an emphasis on quality, the portfolio features
experience they need to enter the field when they graduate. a number of audio, audio post-production, and Internet projects.
Prerequisites: AU 340, consent of advisor. In addition to the portfolio, students create a marketing package for
themselves including a resumé, business card, and interactive Web site.
Au 430 surrounD sounD & DVD AuDio Prerequisites: AU 410. Students must have approval of the major
This course provides an overview of the development of DVD department in the quarter before the portfolio course is to be taken.
formats and standards. Students explore the technology involved
(hardware and software), the production process, and the tools used Bu 401 entrepreneursHip
for DVD authoring, asset creation, and content preparation. Students Students explore innovation and rapid management change for the
perform a variety of advanced surround-sound projects. In addition, entrepreneur managing new ventures. Characteristic issues studied
students learn and use an authoring tool for completing assignments include growth, behavioral, organizational, financial, and marketing
in authoring and producing both audio and video projects on DVD. challenges facing emerging enterprises. Students create a business
Prerequisite: AU 370 plan for the start-up of a new company.
Prerequisite: CD 445
Au 440 streAMinG MeDiA AnD WeBCAst
Students focus on streaming video and audio media on the World CD 245 CAreer DeVeLopMent
Wide Web. They study the past, present, and future of streaming Students prepare to make the transition from student to professional,
media and learn to compare and contrast existing streaming learning basic concepts of professionalism and gaining an overall
technologies and how each benefit different clients and situations. understanding of self-promotion in the applied arts field. They study
Students learn the functions and principles of streaming media career development tools, including networking, interviewing, and
server software and hardware, as well as coordinate camera-to-server market understanding, and preparing résumés and cover letters.
operations for Webcast. Basic negotiation, assertiveness, teamwork, and communication tools
Prerequisite:VID 101 are incorporated.
Prerequisite: Must be taken in the fifth or sixth quarter of an
associate’s degree program. Students who have previously pursued CL 114 ConCepts AnD tHeories oF CuLinArY
a professional career or hold a bachelor’s degree or higher may teCHniQues
petition for exemption from this course. The fundamental concepts, skills, and techniques involved in basic
cookery are covered in this course. Special emphasis is given to
CD 445 proFessionAL DeVeLopMent the study of ingredients and cooking theories. Lectures teach
This course prepares students for the business environment and organization skills in the kitchen and work coordination. The
the transition into being an applied-arts professional. It emphasizes concepts and techniques of stocks, soups, sauces, vegetable cookery,
the concepts of professionalism and an overall understanding of starch cookery, and meat and poultry are covered. The course
self-promotion in the applied arts field. Professional development emphasizes basic cooking techniques such as sautéing, roasting,
tools are presented, including résumé and cover letter writing, poaching, braising, and frying. This class must be taken concurrently
networking, interviewing, contracts, pertinent tax laws, copyright with CL 113. The two classes are a combination of lecture and lab
laws, and market research. Negotiation strategies, assertiveness, experience and meet for a total of 14 hours a week. (2 credit hours)
teamwork, and communication tools are also incorporated. Prerequisite: Must be taken concurrently with CL 113
Prerequisite: It is recommended that this course be taken in the final
or next to final quarter of the bachelor’s degree program. CL 119 introDuCtion to BAKinG
Students are introduced to the fundamental concepts, skills and
CL 101 nutrition techniques of baking. Special significance is placed on the study
This course centers on an explanation of the basic principles of of ingredient functions, product identification, and weights and
nutrition and their relationship to health. The structure, functions, measures as applied to baking. Through lectures, demonstrations,
and sources of nutrients, including proteins, carbohydrates, fats, production, tasting, and testing, students learn yeast-raised dough
vitamins, minerals, and water, are discussed. Current issues in mixing methods, pie dough, quick dough, cookie dough, and
nutrition are reviewed, including dietary guidelines, energy balance, product finishing techniques. Students must pass a practical exam.
vitamin supplements, and food fads. (2 credit hours)
CL 110 FooD sAFetY AnD sAnitAtion CL 120 introDuCtion to pAstrY
This course is an introduction to food environmental sanitation and This course is a combination of theory, lecture, demonstration,
safety in a food-production area. Attention is focused on food-borne and hands-on production to provide an introduction to pastry
illness and their origins, and on basic safety procedures followed in techniques for use in a commercial kitchen. Students learn a variety
the foodservice industry. The National Restaurant Association (NRA) of dough, batters, fillings, and glazes with an emphasis on formulas.
ServSafe certificate exam is administered at the end of the course. Instruction regarding the preparation of basic cakes and icings, roll-
in dough, preparations of pastry cream and finishing techniques
CL 113 introDuCtion to CuLinArY sKiLLs plus selection and proper use and handling of various chocolates
The fundamental concepts, skills, and techniques involved in basic used in baking and decorating is introduced. Emphasis is also placed
cookery are covered in this course. Special emphasis is given to on dessert plating and presentation. Students must pass a practical
the study of ingredients, cooking theories, and the preparation exam. (6 credit hours)
of stocks, broth, glazes, soups, thickening agents, the grand sauces,
and emulsion sauces. Chef instructors will demonstrate and teach CL 125 ADVAnCeD BAKinG AnD pAstrY i
organizational skills in the kitchen, work coordination, and knife In this class, students become familiar with advanced techniques
skills. The basics of vegetable cookery, starch cookery, and meat and the finer, more delicate and detailed side of baking and pastry.
and poultry are covered. The course emphasizes basic cooking Emphasis is placed on bread making, specifically yeast breads, and
techniques such as sautéing, roasting, poaching, braising, and frying. producing a larger selection of ethnic and international products
Students must pass a practical cooking examination covering a as well as breakfast breads. Students also prepare and concentrate
variety of cooking techniques. This class must be taken concurrently on individual and buffet desserts. Contemporary presentations of
with CL 114. The two classes are a combination of lecture and lab garnishes and plate decorating are introduced as well as classical
experience and meet for a total of 14 hours a week. (6 credit hours) desserts. Finally, students learn hot and cold desserts and sauces to
Prerequisite: Must be taken concurrently with CL 114 include ice creams, frozen dessert specialties, and soufflés. (8 credits)
Prerequisites: CL 113, CL 119 & CL 120 (C or better)
CL 126 ADVAnCeD BAKinG AnD pAstrY ii CL 132 CoMputer AppLiCAtions in tHe FooD
The artistic side of baking and pastry is presented in this course, with serViCe inDustrY
the making of showpieces, special occasion cakes, petit fours, and This course develops basic computer skills through practical
French pastries, as well as the production of a Viennese pastry table. application of various software programs, including word processing,
Students are introduced to advanced cake-decorating techniques, presentation software, and spreadsheets. Concentration is also placed
emphasizing proper layering and construction techniques and piping on software applications designed for the foodservice industry,
skills. Students also produce various tortes, gateaux, and petit fours. including recipe and menu development, nutritional analysis,
Showpiece production and techniques include pastillage; pulled, inventory management, and cost accounting.
blown, and floated sugar; marzipan; nougat; royal icing; and chocolate
showpieces.The final exam for this class is a grand dessert buffet to CL 136 MAnAGeMent, superVision, AnD CAreer
include specialty items and showpieces. (8 credits)
Prerequisite: CL 113, CL 119 & CL 120 (C or better)
With a focus on managing people from the hospitality supervisor’s
viewpoint, this course emphasizes techniques for increasing
CL 127 AMeriCAn Cuisine reGionAL productivity, controlling labor costs, time management, and
This course reinforces the knowledge and skill learned in the managing change. It also stresses effective communication and
preceding classes and helps students build confidence in the explains the responsibilities of a supervisor in the food-service
techniques of basic cookery. The development of knife skills operation. Students develop techniques and strategies for marketing
is accentuated. Regional American Cuisine explores the use themselves in their chosen fields. Emphasis is placed on students’
of indigenous ingredients in the preparation of traditional and assessing their more marketable skills, developing a network of
contemporary American specialties of the surrounding region. contacts, generating interviews, writing cover letters and résumés,
The concepts of mise en place, timelines, plate presentation, and preparing for an employment interview, developing a professional
teamwork are introduced and stressed. (2 credit hours) appearance, and follow-up skills.
Prerequisite: CL 110, CL 113 and CL 114
CL 201 purCHAsinG AnD proDuCt iDentiFiCAtion
CL 128 AMeriCAn Cuisine This course is a collaborative exploration of basic principles of
The course reinforces the knowledge and skill learned in the purchasing food, equipment, and supplies. Primary focus is on product
preceding classes and helps students build confidence in the identification, supplier selection, and the ordering, receiving, storing
techniques of basic cookery. The development of knife skills is and issuing process. (2 credit hours)
accented. Students explore the use of indigenous ingredients in the
preparation of traditional and contemporary American specialties.
CL 202 GArDe MAnGer
The concepts of mise en place, timelines, plate presentation, and
This course provides students with skills and knowledge of the
teamwork in a production setting are introduced and accentuated.
organization, equipment, and responsibilities of the “cold kitchen.”
Timing and organization skills are emphasized.
Students are introduced to and prepare cold hors d’oeuvres,
(6 credit hours)
sandwiches, salads, as well as basic charcuterie items while focusing
Prerequisite: CL 110, CL 113 and CL 114
on the total utilization of product. Reception foods and buffet
arrangements are introduced. Students must pass a written and a
CL 129 pLAnninG AnD Cost ControL practical exam. (6 credit hours)
Students learn the methodologies and tools to control costs as Prerequisite: CL 110, CL 113, CL 114
well as value of the planning and control process in the food and
beverage industry. Topics include planning and controlling costs
CL 204 AsiAn Cuisine
using budgeting techniques, standard costing, standardized recipes,
This course emphasizes both the influences and ingredients that create
performance measurements, food, beverage, and labor cost controls,
the unique character of selected Asian cuisines. Students prepare, taste,
and allocation of overhead.
serve, and evaluate traditional, regional dishes of the cuisines of India,
Prerequisite: MT 113, CL 132
the four regions of China, Japan,Vietnam,Thailand, and Indonesia.
Importance will be placed on ingredients, flavor profiles, preparations,
and techniques representative of these cuisines. (2 credit hours)
Prerequisite: CL 110, CL 113, CL 114
CL 205 internAtionAL AnD CLAssiCAL CL 215 MAnAGeMent BY Menu
FrenCH Cuisine By giving a clear picture of the important role menu planning plays
This course emphasizes both the influences and ingredients that in operations, this course prepares future foodservice managers.
create the unique character of selected international cuisines. It covers topics ranging from menu development, pricing, and
Students prepare, taste, serve, and evaluate traditional, regional evaluation to facilities design and layout. Students benefit because
dishes of Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, and Latin America. good menu development is crucial to the success of any foodservice
Importance is placed on ingredients, flavor profiles, preparations, operation, as a planning tool, source of operational information, and
and techniques representative of these cuisines. Through lectures, a merchandising method for reaching patrons.
research, demonstrations, and hands-on cooking, students are Prerequisite: CL 201
introduced to the history, menu terminology, cooking techniques,
ingredients, and presentation unique to “Classical French Cuisine.” CL 220 FooD AnD BeVerAGe operAtions
Timing, organization, mise en place, and plate presentations are MAnAGeMent
stressed. (6 credit hours) This course addresses front-of-the-house operations and is designed
Prerequisite: CL 127, and CL 202 to provide students with an introduction from a managerial
perspective of providing exceptional service to increasingly
CL 206 ConteMporArY CuLinArY CoMpetition sophisticated and demanding guests. It includes a survey of the
In this course, students are provided the highest level of experience world’s leading wines classified by type, as well as other distilled
and understanding of the rules and regulations of student beverages. Topics covered include the management and training
competition. Students demonstrate the highest level of culinary skills of personnel to be responsible, professional alcohol servers, product
in a laboratory setting that mirrors the competition environment. knowledge, income statements, job descriptions, sales forecasting,
Course emphasis is on reinforcing basic cooking techniques, knife and cost control. The students produce a complete dining room
skills, kitchen organization, and menu development, as well as and bar operation manual.
the development of skills necessary to successfully compete in an Prerequisite: CL 129
officially sanctioned culinary salon. Competitors develop reports
on the insight of global cuisine, philosophy behind national and CL 222 personAL CHeF serViCe
international competition, and competition judging. Students learn Through readings, assignments, and projects, students examine
and demonstrate the elements of proper platter presentation, slicing, planning and systematizing operations of a personal chef service
glazing, and classical and modern charcuterie techniques. Finally, this business. They are also introduced to business principles and
course promotes professional and educational opportunities among cooking principles to assist them in understanding how a personal
students by acting as a staging area for the development of culinary chef service business is operated. (4 credit hours)
skills and offering support for a strong and successful culinary career. Prerequisite: CL 132
Prerequisites: CL 202 and permission from the department chair.
CL 226 CAterinG
CL 207 ConteMporArY pAstrY CoMpetition This course introduces students to various aspects of catering,
This course provides experience and expertise on an advanced level including sales, contracts, menu planning, food presentations, and
in an intense training environment with emphasis on quality pastry operations management, with the goal of developing the expertise
production and presentation in a competition setting.Techniques to operate a profitable catering business.
are reinforced throughout this course as well as the importance of Prerequisite: CL 202
organization, menu development, work flow, and proper mise en place
as it relates to a competition setting. Competitors are introduced to the CL 227 FooD stYLinG
fundamental skills, concepts, and techniques required to compete in This course teaches students about the enhancement of food
national pastry competitions. Special significance is placed on the study for presentation purposes. Students work as food stylists with
of flavor combinations, contrast of textures, and color combinations photographic imaging students to create displays with eye appeal
in plated desserts as well as currents trends in pastry competitions. for film, print, and display.
Students also examine the history of culinary competitions with an Prerequisite: CL 202
emphasis on recent trends in the pastry competitions.
Prerequisites: CL 119, CL 120 & approval of department chair.
CL 231 À LA CArte AnD DininG rooM operAtions diverse facets of IS&T in the foodservice industry. Current systems
An introduction to the à la carte kitchen, this course emphasizes the and issues of major importance in the field of IS&T are considered
“a la minute” method of food preparation, as well as dining room as they relate to the foodservice industry. Emphasis is placed on the
service standards. Industry terminology, correct application of culinary managerial and business aspects of IS&T, rather then the technical
skills, plate presentation, organization, and timing in producing items perspectives. Core topics include key foodservice systems (such as
off both a fixed-price menu and an à la carte menu are stressed.The accounting and property management systems, point-of-sale, sales,
principles of dining room service are practiced and emphasized.The and catering), guest service and customer relationship management,
philosophy of food is further explored and examined in light of today’s knowledge management, and IS&T strategy.
understanding of food, nutrition, and presentation. (8 credit hours) Prerequisite: CL 132 and CL 215
Prerequisite: CL 205
CL 341 HuMAn resourCe MAnAGeMent
CL 237 CApstone/portFoLio This course introduces the principles and practices of human resources
Through competencies developed with previously related course management relevant to hospitality organizations, with emphasis
work, students develop a business plan for a foodservice operation. on the entry-level manager’s role.Topics include employment laws,
The project includes market analysis and marketing strategy, operating workforce management, compensation and benefits administration,
budget, sales projections, opening inventories, capital equipment, labor unions, employee safety, diversity, and ethics.
standardized recipes, and costing for all standardized recipes, menu and Prerequisite: CL 136
facilities design.The course covers the components of a business plan
as well as techniques for developing and presenting sections of the plan. CL 343 HospitALitY MArKetinG
Business-related competencies are reviewed and tutored as necessary An introduction to service marketing as applied to the hospitality
for completion of the project. industry, this course covers the application of basic marketing
Prerequisites: CL 129, CL 220, and approval of department chair concepts and research methods. Design and delivery of marketing
components for a hospitality business are covered. Topics include
CL 330 FACiLities MAnAGeMent AnD DesiGn some of the unique attributes of service marketing: consumer
This course provides students with information related to hospitality orientation, consumer behavior, market segmentation principles,
facility design and maintenance. Foodservice layout and design target marketing, product planning, promotion planning, market
are related to operating issues, new building construction, and research, and competitor analysis.
renovations. Planning and design of facilities including equipment,
space, and functional relationships, cost and operating efficiencies CL 345 QuALitY serViCe MAnAGeMent AnD
are included, as well as emphasis on maintenance programs, safety trAininG
regulations, building code requirements, and energy conservation. In this examination of the role of service in the foodservice industry,
Prerequisite: CL 215 students explore how to give quality customer service. Service
systems and training programs in quality operations are examined
CL 333 LeADersHip AnD orGAniZAtionAL through the use of case studies and hypothetical scenarios. The
DeVeLopMent course covers employee training and development from both
Students examine leadership, organizational management, and strategic and operational perspectives, and culminates with a study
culture, and the role of managers as facilitators of change within the of Charlie Trotter’s service standards in what is often called the best-
organizations. The course emphasizes the concepts of motivation, rated restaurant in the United States.
interpersonal relationships, group dynamics, leadership, and Prerequisite: CL 136
organization culture. Examination of leadership styles, development
of strategic plans, and critical problem solving in the hospitality CL 348 LeGAL issues AnD etHiCs For CuLinAriAns
industry are covered. The course is designed to give the student an overview of legal
Prerequisite: CL 136 issues arising in the foodservice environment. Students examine
laws pertinent to the hospitality/foodservice industry and investigate
CL 337 FooDserViCe teCHnoLoGY AnD inForMAtion the relationship of these laws to the administration of a service
This course is a survey of foodservice information systems and organization. This course also identifies common ethical dilemmas
technology (IS&T) designed to introduce students to the many encountered by culinarians and introduces the student to the
foundations, purpose, and content of ethical codes and approaches CL 420 eXpLorinG Wines AnD tHe CuLinArY Arts
to ethical decision making. This course provides an introduction to the production of wine
Prerequisite: CL 136 from vineyard to bottle, as well as a review of the basic grape
varietals that are used to make wine. Through lectures, research,
CL 397 Honors FeLLoWsHip and tasting, students are exposed to different types, styles, and
Students with a CGPA of 3.5 or higher may enroll in this course. quality levels of wine. They become familiar with the world’s most
Selected students become teaching assistants, helping the chefs in important wine regions and learn the common criteria by which
the daily functions of a kitchen classroom. wines from these different regions are evaluated. This course is
Prerequisites: CL 125, CL 126 (to apply for a pastry honors designed to teach students the applied approach to matching wine
fellowship) or CL 205, and approval of department chair. and food, using flavors, textures, and components present in food
and wine as complementing strategies. The course emphasizes menu
CL 398 inDepenDent stuDY planning, preparation of foods, cooking methods, and tasting wines
This course offers students the opportunity to pursue advanced with food.
study within an area of interest with the approval of a department Prerequisite: CL 220, CL 215
chair. Students must produce a final project to be presented at the
quarterly Portfolio Show. CL 425 senior CuLinArY prACtiCuM
Prerequisite: Approval of department chair A practical capstone for the culinary arts management curriculum,
this course draws on the majority of disciplines presented earlier in
CL 399 eXternsHip the program. Students plan, organize, and execute functions that are
Designed to acquaint the student with actual working conditions booked and/or sold to the public. They experience the functions of
in an approved restaurant/hospitality establishment, this course is a opening a restaurant. (6 credit hours)
supervised entry-level work experience in the restaurant/hospitality Prerequisite: Must be taken within 6 months of graduation in the
field requiring a minimum of 100 work hours. Students gain bachelor’s program or with approval of the department chair
experience needed to enter their field on graduation. They are
responsible for securing an externship job and may seek assistance CL 428 CApstone/portFoLio
through the college. Through competencies developed with previously related course
Prerequisite: CL 205, CL 136, and approval of department chair work, students develop a business plan for a foodservice operation.
The project includes market analysis and marketing strategy, operating
CL 400 FooDserViCe FinAnCiAL MAnAGeMent budget, sales projections, opening inventories, capital equipment,
In this course, the students develop a working knowledge of the standardized recipes, and costing for all standardized recipes, menu
current theories, issues, and challenges involved with financial and facilities design.The course covers the components of a business
management. Students are introduced to the tools and skills plan as well as techniques for developing and presenting sections of
that financial managers use in effective decision-making. Topics the plan. Business-related competencies are reviewed and tutored as
include budgeting, cash management, cost concepts and behavior, necessary for completion of the project. (2 credit hours)
investment analysis, borrowing funds, and financial forecasting. Prerequisite: CL 237, CL 330, CL 341, CL 343, CL 400, and
Prerequisite: CL 337, EC 310, MT 314 approval of department chair
CL 432 GLoBAL MAnAGeMent AnD operAtions in
CL 410 innoVAtion AnD entrepreneursHip
This course provides an introductory overview to the knowledge tHe HospitALitY inDustrY
and skills needed for entrepreneurship. The course offers a chance This course provides students with an introduction to the
to gain new knowledge and skills about how to identify and pursue dimensions and nature of the international hospitality industry. It
entrepreneurial opportunities that can be applied to a student’s is designed to review the principles of management and to apply
own interests. Topics include how entrepreneurs find, screen, and management theory to the global marketplace. Students examine
evaluate ideas and new business opportunities. the social, cultural, political, and economic environments within
Prerequisite: CL 237 which international hospitality operators compete for survival
and growth. Topics include cultural dimensions of management,
international management strategy, international marketing, and
international human resource management. taking this course also take EN 203H to complete the minimum
Prerequisite: CL 237 requirement for English courses.
Prerequisite: Invitation based on placement criteria
CL 499 MAnAGeMent eXternsHip
Students observe and participate in the supervisory operation of a en 105 puBLiC speAKinG
successful foodservice business. They apply their professional skills An introduction to the principles of public speaking, this course
to gain experience in order to enter and become successful in the includes communication theories and skill-building exercises
foodservice business. Emphasis is placed on developing hospitality designed to increase effectiveness in speaking in front of an
management skills. audience. Emphasis on listening and critical thinking skills prepares
students for effective discussions, critiques of speeches, and speech
Cs 106 soFtWAre For tHe AppLieD Arts preparation and presentation. Three speeches are required, along
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the most with written assignments such as speech outlines and critiques of
important industry standard graphic applications for design and class speeches.
media arts, including page layout. Students learn to work on a cross- Prerequisite: EN 101 or EN 103H
platform network environment, as well as understanding, using, and
producing simple projects in vector- and raster-based programs. en 203H topiCs in Honors enGLisH
This second course in the honors English sequence furthers
eC 310 eConoMiCs students’ analytical and composition skills. Students read, discuss, and
An introduction to the basics of microeconomics and macro- write critical essays on literary texts chosen from a particular genre,
economics, the course begins with analysis of supply and demand, time period, cultural context, or theme. Specific topics vary.
market structure and pricing, the role of government, and markets Prerequisite: EN 103H
for labor and capital. It continues with a discussion of the basic
ideas of macroeconomics, including both classical and Keynesian en 210 CreAtiVe WritinG
approaches. Lectures are supplemented with case studies. In this course, students become familiar with the processes and
Prerequisites: EN 102 or EN 203H, MT 112 or MT 113 principles necessary for creative writing, with a focus on fiction,
poetry, or drama. They analyze the work of professional creative
en 101 enGLisH i writers and, using the principles discerned, create new works.
This course emphasizes the planning, writing, and revising of Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
compositions, including the development of critical and logical
thinking skills. Essays include expressive and informative writing, as en 220 topiCs in tHe LiterAture oF tHe Western
well as analytical, evaluative, and persuasive writing. WorLD i
Prerequisite: academic placement or successful completion of TS 090 This course surveys universal themes in the literary and cultural
heritage of the western world from the ancient world of the
en 102 enGLisH ii Middle East, Greece, and Rome through the Middle Ages to
This course introduces students to a variety of literary genres, helps the Renaissance. Special attention is given to the visual sense of
them organize and develop analyses of literature, and furthers their literature and its corresponding expression in the visual arts of
composition skills. related cultural movements. Students read major authors, such as
Prerequisite: EN 101 or EN 103H Homer, Sophocles,Virgil, Dante, Chaucer, Boccaccio, Shakespeare,
and Milton, along with representative selections from the various
en 103H Honors enGLisH periods and cultures. Written assignments include at least two
Together with EN 203H, EN 103H replaces the sequence of EN critical essays. Topics in this course vary to focus on selected genres,
101 and EN 102 for qualified students. Students read, analyze, and themes, periods, and cultures.
discuss a variety of texts, including longer works. They write critical Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
analyses of literature as well as essays that include documented
research. Students may also have the opportunity to pursue
individual reading and writing interests, design research projects
related to their programs, and refine their writing styles. Students
en 221 topiCs in tHe LiterAture oF tHe Western of literature across several disciplines. Students learn how to create fantasy
WorLD ii characters, imagery, and story using the models provided by writers of
This course surveys universal themes in the literary and cultural fantasy literature from classic to contemporary.
heritage of the western world from the neoclassical period through
the twentieth century. Special attention is given to the visual sense en 305 proFessionAL CoMMuniCAtion
of literature and its corresponding expression in the visual arts of Students practice a variety of textual composition and oral presentation
related cultural movements. Reading assignments may include skills.The central principle of the course is the idea that every single
representative selections from French and English neoclassicism, textual or verbal interaction with clients, vendors, or supervisors
European and American romanticism, naturalism, realism, French must convey a professional image. Communication must be clear
symbolist and modern poetry, and twentieth-century fiction, and convincing, and professionals in the arts must demonstrate their
including Latin American and Caribbean writers. Written command of details by being able to field questions, to arrange textual
assignments include at least two critical essays. Topics in this course information in a clear and appealing way, and to cite sources properly
vary to focus on selected genres, themes, periods, and cultures. using an approved style format.The course requires students to write
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H documents such as copy for images, project proposals, artist’s statements,
critical reviews, and reports. Students will also present their work orally
en 222 – 225 topiCs in WorLD LiterAture using appropriate electronic media.
Students may take two of these courses for credit if the topics vary. Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
en 222 topiCs in WorLD LiterAture en 310 topiCs in AMeriCAn LiterAture
This course introduces students to the literature of various cultures, This course examines the change in American literary culture over
focusing on the diversity of responses to moral dilemmas and on time. Particular emphasis is placed on the diversity and plurality of
specific problems of cross-cultural conflict, as well as other issues our American heritage. Through selected readings and the writing
that illustrate the complexities of human life. Topics in this course of critical essays, students identify and interpret literary works in
vary to focus on selected genres, themes, periods, and cultures. their cultural context. Topics in this course vary to focus on selected
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H themes, genres, and periods.
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
en 223 topiCs in WorLD LiterAture: tHe Artist in
en 425 topiCs in BritisH LiterAture
This course studies British literary figures known for their evocation
This course introduces students to the literature of various cultures,
of landscapes against the background of their environments. Special
focusing on the diversity of responses to moral dilemmas.
attention is given to the visual sense of literature and its expression
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
in landscape painting and other visual arts of the eighteenth,
nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. The course includes, but is not
en 224 topiCs in WorLD LiterAture: issues in tHe
limited to, Wordsworth, Hardy, and Austen. Written assignments
stuDY oF tHe CHristiAn neW testAMent include two critical essays. An optional ten- to fourteen-day tour of
This course introduces students to such topics as what the Christian the English countryside follows this course.
New Testament is and is not; who wrote the individual writings Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
that make up the New Testament; central ideas set forth in the New
Testament dealing with both theology and ethics; and how the New
FrM 101 introDuCtion to retAiLinG
Testament compares with the theological and ethical ideas found in
Students are introduced to major topics related to both large and
sacred scripture of non-Christian religions.
small retailers, including consumer behavior, information systems,
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
store locations, operation, human resource management, customer
communications, computerization, and integrating and controlling
en 225 topiCs in WorLD LiterAture: FAntAsY retail strategy in the 21st century. The elements of retail promotion
LiterAture WritinG from event planning and promotion to advertising and personal
This course emphasizes discovering the literary roots of myth and magic selling will be discussed as well as careers in retailing.
in literature and film, along with the study of how to construct this type Prerequisite: None
FrM 111 FAsHion DrAWinG price points from high end to discount. The elements that make for
This course provides fashion-drawing experience as students a saleable collection, from concept to color to fabric to coordinated
experiment with various medium and techniques, enabling them to silhouettes are also discussed.
express fashion ideas in a professional manner. Students learn skills Prerequisite: FRM 116
and techniques needed to illustrate fashion design concepts and
learn the unique style of fashion illustration, created by combining FrM 141 FunDAMentALs oF Business
the study of human anatomy, fashion figure proportion and Students are introduced to the fundamentals of business, including
perspective, construction techniques, accessories, and professional macroeconomics, labor relations, time management, human
presentation techniques. resources management, and basic marketing principles. Global
Prerequisite: ART 111 trends in business, codes of ethics, and the historical perspective of
business including labor relations and governmental influences are
FrM 115 FAsHion HistorY i also covered.
In this course, students examine the development of clothing from Prerequisite: MT 113
the earliest times to the Renaissance, comparing periods of fashion
design, analyzing the evolution of men’s and women’s period FrM 143 retAiL MAtH
costumes, and understanding how politics, social and moral issues, This course provides an understanding of the various financial tools
geography, and economics influence clothing design. used by retailers to evaluate performance. Students calculate, analyze,
Prerequisite: FRM 101 and interpret financial concepts associated with accounting from a
merchandising perspective. Topics include profit and loss statements,
FrM 116 FAsHion HistorY ii the three basic pricing elements and their relationships, identifying
This course, a continuation of Fashion History I, continues the types of markups and calculating them as dollars and percents, and
study of fashion from the Renaissance to the modern era. Topics understanding the impact of pricing and re-pricing merchandise.
include the impact of the fine and decorative arts on fashion design, Prerequisite: FRM 141
and understanding how one period of fashion design influences
subsequent eras. Students create window and prop designs based FrM 221 ADVertisinG & MArKetinG
upon various periods of fashion design and will learn to understand Students learn the fundamental concepts and principles of
the use of images from different periods for business logos, ads, and advertising and marketing. The overview will help students
packaging for retail sites. place their knowledge in a framework to understand how each
Prerequisite: FRM 115 component contributes to the strength and utility of a marketing
plan. Students also learn how to identify the ways in which world
FrM 121 sALes & eVent proMotion events and cultural assumptions influence advertising and marketing.
This course guides students as they design and prepare a sales and Writing a simple marketing plan, and studying the impact of
promotion package. Upon completion of the course, students consumer product safely laws, credit laws, and other related political
have thoroughly explored the process of crafting a marketing and legal changes on marketing are also included.
and sales promotion that is carefully targeted and positioned Prerequisite: FRM 121
to achieve the goal of generating sales. Topics include creating
and evaluating effective logos, identifying proper positioning of FrM 241 prinCipLes oF ACCountinG
promotional material, and learning marketing research tools such From assets to liabilities, the student learns the basic principles of
as identification, analysis, comparison, categorizing, compiling data, accounting, preparing account statements, explaining the difference
and interpreting information. between assets and liabilities as net worth, and double entry
Prerequisite: FRM 141 accounting. Students complete an account worksheet based on a
trial balance, an income statement from an accounting worksheet,
FrM 131 AppAreL eVALuAtion & ConstruCtion and a balance sheet from the accounting worksheet.
Students learn to evaluate the equation between quality and cost in Prerequisite: MT 113
garments, along with identifying and analyzing the quality of trims,
fabrics, and construction in relationship to price point. Included
are women’s sportswear, children’s and men’s clothing in a range of
FrM 243 Business oWnersHip FrM 253 MerCHAnDise MAnAGeMent
This course is a workshop in the basics of opening and managing a Students study the categorizations of stores, organizational
small store, from sales and budgets to market research and staffing. components, and the characteristics of various wholesale and retail
Students design and prepare beginning business plans necessary markets. Students also become familiar with merchandise accounting
to open a retail store. While the instructor guides and advises, all as it relates to the various retail formats; learn the buyer’s role in various
decisions and choices are made by the student, who calculates a merchandising organizations; understand how buying for catalogs and
yearly and monthly sales plan to facilitate fiscal balance, a salary and Internet services differ from traditional merchandising, and learn to
benefit package for employees, payroll taxes, and an opening and a develop and assortment plan, allocation or distribution of company
monthly advertising plan. goods, and how to write a purchase order.
Prerequisite: FRM 241 Prerequisite: FRM 251
FrM 245 introDuCtion to MAnuFACturinG FrM 321 BrAnD strAteGY & BrAnD MArKetinG
An overview of the fashion industries, students learn the Good brands are easy to identify, but very difficult to create. This
terminology of fashion and an understanding of the three levels of course addresses the factors which make a brand successful, and then
the industry: design, production, and sales. Topics include learning approaches the factors—like price pressure, fragmented markets,
how the designer fits into the manufacturing process, applying and media and proliferating competition—that businesses must
fashion terminology to various types of business communication, control to build a strong, successful brand. As the retail environment
and analyzing problems inherent in the garment industry and changes, marketing people can rely less on the traditional tools of
developing solutions to those problems. print and broadcast media and marketing strategists must learn how
Prerequisite: FRM 141 to create an identity for their products and services and how to use
that identity to support sales.
FrM 251 VisuAL MerCHAnDisinG Prerequisite: FRM 251
Students learn the importance of eye appeal and consumer buying
habits, create their own displays using the latest principles and FrM 323 eVent & FAsHion sHoW proDuCtion
techniques in the visual organization of merchandise, and analyze Students learn the wide range of skills required to produce a
and compare types of window displays for the most efficient use successful store event or fashion show. They learn the role that
of merchandise and the budget available. Other topics include creative and technical experts play, understanding all the elements of
effectively evaluating available display space for best use of square a show, from the runway, backdrop, special effects, and lighting, to the
footage, and learning the lighting techniques that will most music, models, and the choreography, hair, make-up, and video teams.
effectively show off the merchandise, color and space of a display. Prerequisite: FRM 321
Prerequisite: GD 121
FrM 326 ConsuMer BeHAVior
FrM 252 eLeMents oF retAiL operAtion & This course examines the cultural, social, and individual variables
teCHnoLoGY involved in consumer behavior, and how they are incorporated into
This course helps the student to develop an understanding of buyer decision processes and marketing practices.Topics include basic
operational objectives in the retail structure, with an emphasis on psychological, social, and cultural concepts that affect human behavior,
planning, control, profitability, and staffing in a retail environment. comparing and contrasting a variety of consumer behavior models, and
The use of industry technology and the responsibilities of retail explaining the theory and practice of market segmentation. Students
executives is examined, along with career opportunities and ethical create a theory for the best way to approach a particular population
behavior of individuals entering the retail arena. Articles on these segment and a simple advertising campaign to test that theory.
issues (from trade and general publications) are reviewed and Prerequisite: PS 101
discussed to better understand methods that have been created to
expedite and increase profitability for the retailer. FrM 331 trenDs & ConCepts in AppAreL
Prerequisite: FRM 241 (Current DesiGners)
In a comprehensive study of cultural and social issues affecting
fashion and its trends, students analyze the meaning and importance
of clothing and apply these concepts to contemporary society. They
also identify sources for researching and analyzing past trends and FrM 422 MeDiA pLAnninG & BuYinG
apply findings to the prediction of future trends; analyze different The focus of this course is media as part of a delivery channel
designers’ garment construction techniques; describe, identify, for the marketing message. Topics include media as critical to
and contrast famous designers’ styles of the past and present, and the fulfillment of the overall marketing strategy, cost effectiveness,
distinguish silhouettes of famous American and European designers. and new media. Students learn to identify basic media buying
Prerequisite: FRM 131 strategies, describe target markets, and learn the relationship
between marketing planning and media.
FrM 342 CopYriGHt & Business LAW Prerequisite: FRM 421
A thorough overview of basic legal principles related to starting and
conducting a business, students cover legal systems, litigation, dispute FrM 425 internAtionAL MArKetinG & BuYinG
resolutions, and contracts. The protection of intellectual property, At the beginning of the 21st century, the market is a truly global
including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and services marks is one, and students learn about global marketing opportunities,
also emphasized. The course provides an in-depth exploration of problems, and strategies that affect the international environment.
competitive business practices with an emphasis on the protection Students learn about international marketing concepts, cross-
of intellectual property. Students learn how to obtain, complete, and cultural sensitivities, political and legal influences, and economic
file required documents for the protection of intellectual property considerations, and how these concepts relate to decision making
and obtain permission for the use of protect work. in a global environment. Issues including recognizing the impact
Prerequisite: FRM 243 of technology, opening up international markets, and conducting
business abroad also are considered.
FrM 345 proDuCt DeVeLopMent Prerequisite: FRM 422
Students review design concepts and technology along with the
development of merchandising in the modern market, analyzing FrM 427 WeB MArKetinG For FAsHion & retAiL
target markets and source, and cost and develop a product for MAnAGeMent
that market in presentation form, including a prototype. The This course focuses primarily on marketing on the Web, addressing
course includes a review of the design process from concept to the elements and requirements of information distribution,
actualization, an analysis of target markets in the modern market advertising or sales. Course content includes an overview of
arena, and product presentation that defines professional skills, major online services and portals. Topics include identifying
arranges information into a comprehensive format, and identifies major distributors and online outlets for content in the present
the steps in the production process. marketplace, recognizing the various types of Web sites and
Prerequisite: FRM 321 identifying the successful strategies of each one and, for each
software application, identifying the required computer, server, and
FrM 421 puBLiC reLAtions & proMotions network resources necessary to set up the application.
Students examine the historical development of public relations, Prerequisite: GD 160
learning the principles, methods, and means of influencing public
opinion. The differences between public relations, publicity, and FrM 432 teXtiLes
advertising are discussed, as well as the steps in the daily practice Fabrics are studied from the raw stage through processing, spinning
of public relations. The role of public relations in managing issues, and weaving, to finishing. Students learn to identify and explain the
crises, and public opinion is considered, along with the role of the appropriate characteristics and uses of different textiles, how to use
trade show in product, company, and personal promotion. human factors to create functional environments sensitive to the
Prerequisite: FRM 321 needs of the user, and identify compositions using color, materials,
and textures, such as hue, saturation, and value.
FrM 442 prinCipLes oF MArKetinG reseArCH
Students learn the use of the marketing research process as a tool
for solving management problems. The source of data, sampling
procedures, questionnaire design, data collection and analysis are
included, as well as discussion of market segmentation, types and
availability of standard research data, various forms of data collection, GAD 133 sCriptinG & storYBoArDinG
and the elements of a successful survey design. Students are introduced to the various aspects of pre-production that
Prerequisite: FRM 326 happen on the art side of a team, learning about concept art, design
layouts, and some of the aspects necessary to create a cinematic.
FrM 444 HuMAn resourCe MAnAGeMent Prerequisite: ART 211
This course provides an overview and foundation for all facets
of human resources managements, covering topics such as job GAD 211 GAMe DesiGn AnD GAMepLAY
design, labor relations, recruitment, selection and development of Students learn the fundamentals of what makes a game enjoyable,
employees, compensation administration, employee appraisal, and playable, challenging, and marketable.They critically evaluate video
governmental regulations involving equal opportunity employment, games and then develop their own games from concept and proposal
affirmative action, accommodations, Fair Labor Standards Act, and to design, marketing, and producing a rough game document.
workplace safety. Topics include current issues like AIDS/HIV, ADA, Prerequisite: GAD 100
whistleblower, sexual harassment, illegal aliens, family leave act,
wrongful termination, and age discrimination. GAD 221 proGrAMMinG For tHe Artist
Prerequisite: FRM 342 Students are introduced to programming and examine how it
is used as an artist’s tool through examples such as multimedia
FrM 490 portFoLio interface button operation, multimedia scripting, and Web page
Groups plan the opening and management of non-traditional interactivity. After studying artistic concepts, students explore the
business: financing, budgets, market research, inventory, and staffing. basic foundations of programming and design, as well as reviewing
A workshop in which students design and prepare all business plans and modifying several small sample game programs.
necessary to open such a business, they are guided by the instructor, Prerequisite: GAD 111, MT 112
but all decisions and choices are made by the students themselves.
Upon completion of the course, the student has a comprehensive GAD 301 BACKGrounD & enVironMents For GAMe
business plan that can be used as a model for actually opening a DesiGn
future business and as a portfolio for potential employers. Students create architectural interiors representing houses, buildings,
Prerequisite: Students need approval of the department chair in the and entire worlds contained under a roof, environments in which
quarter before the portfolio course is to be taken. to place their game characters. Students design and model interior
and exterior environments for game prototypes using architectural
FrM 499 internsHip drawings and paying attention to scale and perspective, lighting and
Through a field internship experience, students learn to apply shadows, proportions, and resolution and color depth.
acquired subject matter and career/professional skills in a real and Prerequisite: GAD 360
practical situation. The main objective of the internship is to allow
students the opportunity to observe and participate in the operation GAD 304 GAMe MoDeLinG
of successful businesses related to their fields of study. Students gain While many of the principles of modeling are similar between
experience they need to enter the field when they graduate. working on movies and working on games, there are some important
Prerequisite: Consent of department chair. differences. Students in this course learn about those differences, and
continue to practice and improve their modeling skills.
GAD 100 HistorY oF GAMe Art Prerequisite: MA 302
This course examines the core identity of modern games by
exploring them in their historical context. Students learn how a GAD 320 GAMinG ALGoritHMs
variety of games have evolved throughout different cultures, how While the focus of artists is art, the tools of game artists are
the digital game industry has grown, how the art of the games electronic and mathematical in nature. To understand these tools
reflects the background and intention of the game, and how they and learn to use them to their full potential, students in this course
can use this background information to create more entertaining look at some advanced mathematical principles commonly used in
and lasting games. computational art.
Prerequisite: GAD 221
GAD 321 introDuCtion to GAMe sCriptinG GAD 402 interACtiVe GAMe prototYpinG
This course introduces students to scripting in a 3D package, such In this course, students create and produce a stand-alone game
as Maya using MEL (Maya Embedded Language). Students explore prototype demonstrating game design principles acquired in
the powerful and diverse capabilities of 3D scripting and customize preceding courses, while they fine-tune their design, production,
scripts to serve an animation design purpose. collecting, scripting, and storyboarding skills.
Prerequisite: GAD 320, MA 302 Prerequisite: GAD 324, GAD 341
GAD 324 ADVAnCeD GAMe AniMAtion GAD 403 ADVAnCeD GAMe prototYpinG
In this course students explore the different considerations of Building on concepts learned in GAD 402, students create and
modeling for real-time settings such as looping animations and produce a stand-alone game prototype demonstrating game design
creating realistic animations with limited rigging and skins. principles learned in previous courses and continue to fine-tune their
Students also explore some more advanced film-related topics to design, production, collecting, scripting, and storyboarding skills.
prepare for creating effects for game cinematics. Prerequisite: GAD 402
Prerequisite: MA 321
GAD 432 interFACe DesiGn For GAMinG
GAD 331 interMeDiAte GAMe sCriptinG This course offers an introduction to the preplanning aspects of the
In this course, students develop and refine basic programming game design process. Students formulate design projects specifically
skills. Students design, develop, and produce practical applications for delivery mediums such as the kiosk, the Web, and the digital
with a specific scripting or programming language. Students create disk. Students examine how parameters relating to color, resolution,
customized tools within a 3D package, apply interactive design access speed, and composition mediate the design process. Students
principles to a Web site, and implement menus and dialog boxes. also employ principles of interactive design appropriate for the
Prerequisite: GAD 321 client and/or target audience.
Prerequisite: GAD 321
GAD 341 LeVeL DesiGn i
This course teaches students to analyze and break down the GAD 441 LeVeL DesiGn ii
gameplay needs of the overall project in order to create specific level Building on abilities gained in GAD 341, students create more
designs. Students learn to create 2D maps, design level elements intricate designs for levels, characters, objects, and weapons.
(puzzles, traps, etc.), add structures and objects (such as power-ups Emphasizing interesting game play and puzzles, students analyze
and weapons), and create balanced gameplay through combining game documents and work as a team to create game levels and art,
these disciplines. objects, structures, and landscapes in both 2D and 3D.
Prerequisite: GAD 301 Prerequisite: GAD 341
GAD 360 teXturinG For GAMes GAD 442 ADVAnCeD sCriptinG
A critical aspect of game art is the creation of textures, used both In this course, students continue to develop and refine the basic
to suggest detail and as an art form in its own right. In this course programming skills needed to design, develop, and produce practical
students gain greater exposure to working with UV Unwrapping, applications in a specific scripting or programming language used
learn how to texture organic and mechanical objects, and learn with different 3D software packages.
many of the other considerations of creating textures for real-time Prerequisite: GAD 331
Prerequisite: MA 302 GAD 450 CAreers in tHe GAMe inDustrY
This course presents a survey of the game industry, focusing on entry-level
GAD 399 internsHip jobs and responsibilities, career paths, characteristics, and skills necessary
In this monitored program, students are required to complete an for success. Students also learn about regional differences in employment,
internship in one of two categories – a working internship with a types of projects and products, and are given an introduction to the path
company or a teaching internship as a student assistant. The student’s from concept to product in the game industry.The course assists students
grade is his or her ability to meet the needs of the employer. in developing personal career goals and objectives, self-promotion skills, and
Prerequisite: GAD 441, 450 strategies for conducting an effective job search.
GAD 490 portFoLio GD 221 GrApHiC sYMBoLisM
In this course, students review information learned in previous courses This course examines the importance of graphic symbols in design.
and prepare individual portfolios. Emphasis is placed on the creation of Logos and other symbolic images are examined in historic and
a CD-ROM game prototype, a demo tape, and a traditional portfolio contemporary contexts. Graphic elements, including letter forms,
book. This course must be taken in the final quarter. simplified imagery, and abstract shapes, are then used to create
Prerequisite: Student must have approval of the major department individual logo designs and other symbolic images.
in the quarter before the portfolio ourse is taken. Prerequisites: GD 141, GD 214
GD 121 DesiGn eLeMents GD 240 print proDuCtion
An introduction for the non-major, this course examines the This course covers the terminology and process of preparing
fundamentals of typography and layout for publication and Web designs for commercial printing. The preparation of art and design
design. Students explore the practical application and use of stresses attention to detail and introduces the principles of prepress
fundamental typography and layout skills by using industry-relevant associated with the printing industry. Students will complete basic
software packages. This course does not count for credit for graphic to complex electronic documents that include a broad spectrum of
design students. the printing process.
Prerequisite: CS 106 Prerequisites: P 104, GD 131, GD 214
GD 131 LAYout GD 241 interMeDiAte tYpoGrApHY
This course explores various means of indicating visual elements Building on the historical understanding acquired in previous
in page design. The ability to effectively integrate photographs, typography courses, this course is designed to help the student explore
illustrations, and display and text type are developed using page the aesthetics of typography.Through projects, students show their
composition software. understanding of the importance of typography in graphic design as
Prerequisites: ART 122, ART 123, GD 141 both an art form and a means of communication linking the verbal
with the visual to articulate and express meaning more effectively.
GD 141 tYpoGrApHY Prerequisites: GD 131, GD 221
Beginning with an introduction to the history of letterforms and Corequisite: GD 344
the function of typography, this course examines the construction
and application of typographic text and headline display. Typography GD 257 portFoLio
will be introduced as an essential element of graphic design. In preparation for job interviews, students assemble and refine a
Prerequisite: CS 106 graphic design portfolio. Working individually with an instructor,
each student selects pieces showcasing work that represents a unique
GD 160 BAsiC WeB DesiGn style and demonstrates overall conceptual abilities. This course must
This course introduces some of the techniques, tools, and be taken in the final quarter of the associate’s degree program.
technologies associated with Web development. By identifying, Prerequisite: Students must have approval of the faculty committee
interpreting, and implementing the roles and responsibilities of Web responsible for reviewing portfolio proposals in the quarter before
industry team members, students define, design, and develop an the portfolio course is taken. Additionally, department chair or
HTML-based Web site using standard authoring tools. assistant department chair approval is required.
Prerequisites: P 104, GD 141, GD 214 or P 104, GD 121
GD 301 HistorY oF GrApHiC DesiGn
GD 214 CoMputer iLLustrAtion This course examines the influences of art and society on
This course explores the methods and techniques of computer- contemporary graphic design, advertising design, illustration,
generated and/or manipulated images as solutions to illustration photography, and fashion trends.
projects. Object-oriented graphics and paint system programs are used. Prerequisites: EN 101 or EN 103H, GD 131, GD 141
Prerequisites: ART 111, CS 106
GD 312 ConCeptuAL tHinKinG
Exercises in creative problem solving strengthen and expand
students’ skills in the generation of concepts. Critical analysis,
problem identification, concept development, and idea refinement Prerequisite: GD 240, G 331. Must be taken in last two quarters of
are emphasized. the associate’s program.
Prerequisites: ART 225, CS 106, P 104
GD 390 Honors stuDio
GD 324 CorporAte iDentitY The Honors Studio provides students with an opportunity to
Students develop corporate identity programs as applied to corporate interact with clients and generate creative projects for community
communications in this advanced design course. Applications may organizations and other groups. Students work with a creative
include stationery, business cards, signage, packaging, and vehicles. director to conceptualize, plan, and produce projects that meet
Prerequisites: GD 221, GD 241 client needs and contribute to the students’ portfolios. This course
is equivalent to an internship. Students accepted to Honors
GD 326 ADVAnCeD tYpoGrApHY Studio must have a CGPA of 3.0, be at Level 5 or greater, present
Building on the historical understanding acquired in previous samples of work for acceptance into the course, and have the
courses, an exploration of contemporary and experimental recommendation of a faculty member.
typographic design is the focus of this course. Current trends,
practical communication considerations, and the design of GD 391 soCiAL AWAreness in DesiGn
letterforms guide project outcomes. This course introduces students to the historical role of graphic
Prerequisites: GD 241, GD 331 design in propaganda and advertising and to the purpose and
influence of graphic design in communication media. The
GD 331 ADVAnCeD LAYout course also explores the connection between graphic design and
This advanced course enhances and reflects skills developed in sociopolitical injustice. Students create projects that promote social
fundamental design classes. Students use critical thinking in the application awareness, demonstrating an ability to present more than one side of
of type and layout to create clear and communicative design. a controversial topic.
Prerequisites: GD 131, GD 241, P 104 Prerequisites: GD 326, GD 344, HU 305
GD 344 CreAtiVe iMAGinG GD 398 inDepenDent stuDY
In this conceptual and creative imaging course, students develop the The course offers students the opportunity to pursue advanced
techniques, abilities, inspiration, and confidence to create personal, study within an area of interest with the approval of the department
conceptual imagery to enhance design projects. Students free chair or assistant department chair. May be repeated for credit.
themselves from depending on stock and royalty-free imagery, and
learn to avoid all copyrighted and Web-based image sources. GD 399 internsHip
Prerequisites: GD 131, GD 214, GD 312, P 104 This monitored program for upper-level students provides an
Corequisite: GD 241 opportunity to work part-time with cooperating employers. In
exceptional cases, internship may take the place of required courses
GD 350 ConCeptuAL interACtiVe DesiGn where the experience is equivalent to course content. Students
This course focuses on the role of graphic design within an interactive are required to keep a log, communicate weekly with faculty, and
global environment, focusing on using motion graphics software to maintain attendance requirements. The opportunity is available to
produce Web-based design projects. Students explore the application qualified students who obtain approval from the department chair
of marketing strategies, typography, and grid and color theory to or assistant department chair. May be repeated for credit.
problems resulting from the use of Internet-driven products.
Prerequisite: GD 160 GD 423 puBLiCAtion DesiGn
In this advanced design course, students create layouts for
GD 355 ADVAnCeD print proDuCtion publications (magazines, newsletters, and reports), employing type,
This course applies print production principles and techniques to visual sequencing, images, and graphic elements. A production
the preparation of design files. Particular attention is given to the dummy is prepared using page-make-up computer programs and
development of standard industry practices and procedures.The edited photo images.
students explore the processes and procedures of collaboration, storage Prerequisites: GD 331, GD 355
and retrieval, and simultaneous delivery of design using multiple media.
GD 426 enVironMentAL GrApHiC DesiGn Approved research projects include the continuation of marketing
This course provides an introductory overview of the process, proposal with expectations of results and desired project medium.
materials, methods and technologies for planning, designing, and Production schedules are established and moderated throughout
specifying graphic elements in built and natural environments. the quarter. Completion of this course is required for graduation.
Students learn application of spatial perception, color imagery, Prerequisites: GD 441. Must be taken in the final quarter.
symbolism, and typography for the purpose of wayfinding and
placemaking in directional, informational, and decorative systems. GD 457 senior portFoLio
Prerequisites: GD 324, GD 326, GD 331 In preparation for job interviews, a graphic design portfolio is
assembled and refined. Working individually with an instructor, each
GD 427 pACKAGe DesiGn student selects pieces showcasing work that represents a unique style
This course defines the role of packaging in product identification, and demonstrates overall conceptual abilities. This course must be
presentation, and production. The unique challenges of adapting taken in the final quarter of the bachelor’s degree program.
typography, illustration, design, and materials to three-dimensional Prerequisite: Students must have approval of the faculty committee
form are explored. Research includes marketing objectives, responsible for reviewing portfolio proposals in the quarter before
structural integrity, and display aesthetics. the portfolio course is taken. Additionally, must have department
Prerequisites: ART 121, GD 312, GD 331 chair or assistant department chair approval.
GD 432 Art DireCtion GD 461 interACtiVe senior proJeCt
This course applies the principles of concept development, Individual interactive graphic design projects are defined and
problem solving, and teamwork as they relate to the function of produced under the instructor’s supervision. Based on the
the art director. Students also study the interaction of the creative, individual’s area of interest, each project is accomplished using the
marketing, and production functions in promoting ideas. media and technology deemed appropriate for the goals of each
Prerequisites: Must be taken in last two quarters. self-directed assignment. It is recommended that this course be
taken in the last two quarters of the bachelor’s degree program.
Prerequisite: GD 350
GD 441 senior proJeCt reseArCH
This course explores theories, methods, and strategies for effectively
selling and designing a product, service, or informational message. Ge 398 inDepenDent stuDY: ADVAnCeD topiCs in
Content includes devising a set of research methodologies providing GenerAL eDuCAtion
reference and inspiration, proposed collateral, price, and distribution Students are given the opportunity to pursue advanced study within
as it relates to communication in graphic design. Lectures include a an area of interest with the approval of the department chair. May
review of proper research techniques, selecting target audiences, and be repeated for credit.
managing an appropriate budget. Students select a project vision
and style for their work and present their proposed projects through HA 215 Art HistorY i: Art oF tHe AnCient WorLD
means of an oral presentation. Projects are executed in GD 442 This course is a general history survey focusing on the aesthetic
Senior Project. movements of major civilizations from approximately 25,000
Prerequisites: GD 324, GD 326, EN 102. Must be taken in the next B.C.E. to 330 C.E. Using an interdisciplinary format, the course
to last quarter and must immediately precede GD 442. explores the aesthetic perceptions and the arts of such cultures as the
Paleolithic, Egyptian, Near Eastern, Greek, Roman, ancient eastern,
GD 442 senior proJeCt and African.The integration of art with the socioeconomic, political,
Students in this course present a comprehensive understanding of and philosophical currents of each era is examined as well.
their academic experience. They execute an independent design Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
project in which the research, methodology, and budget were
prepared in GD 441. Upon completion of course, the students HA 216 Art HistorY ii: Art oF tHe MeDieVAL AnD
can demonstrate proficiency in both studio and general education renAissAnCe WorLDs
courses through a written, oral, and visual presentation of their work. A general art history survey, this course focuses on major artistic
Skills learned in previous studio classes are applied as students create movements throughout the world from the Byzantine Empire
their projects from thumbnail stage to final computerized version. through the Renaissance to the baroque period, approximately 300
to 1600 C.E. Using an interdisciplinary format, the course explores minimalism, conceptual art, performance art, new expressionism,
the aesthetic perceptions and the arts of the eastern and western graffiti, abstract art, etc.) and how they expressed the contemporary
worlds, including Byzantine, Islamic, medieval, Renaissance (Italian socioeconomic, political, philosophical, and technological realities.
and Northern), and ancient American. The integration of art with This course also treats the development of post-modernism and the
the socioeconomic, political, and philosophical currents of each era critical literature surrounding it.
is examined as well. Prerequisites: HA 215, HA 216, and HA 217
Prerequisite: HA 215
Hs 300 MoDern HistorY
HA 217 Art HistorY iii: Art oF tHe MoDern WorLD Students explore how the events of modern history affect the
This course is a general art history survey focusing on major contemporary American world. They analyze political, social,
artistic movements throughout the world from the Baroque diplomatic, and intellectual developments from 1865 to the present.
through the modern era, approximately 1600 to 1945 C.E. Using The course includes a research project.
an interdisciplinary format, the course explores the aesthetic Prerequisite: EN 101 or EN 103H
perceptions and the arts of the eastern and western worlds,
including the baroque, neoclassic, and romantic eras, as well as early Hu 105 WorLD CiViLiZAtion AnD tHe Arts
modern art of Europe, the United States, Eastern Europe, Asia, This course introduces students to themes and issues relating to art
Africa, Central and South America, and Oceania. The integration of and human civilization and the relationship between them. Topics
art with the socioeconomic, political, and philosophical currents of include the nature and value of art and artistic expression; aspects
each era are examined as well. of culture and civilization; what it means to be a human being in
Prerequisite: HA 216 relation to artistic expression; and factors motivating regulation,
control, and censorship of art and artistic expression on the part
HA 301 topiCs in tWentietH CenturY Art of civilizations. The role of the Classical and Judaeo-Christian
This course focuses on major artistic movements throughout traditions in creating the Western tradition is considered, and the
the world from approximately 1900 to 1970. Based on an Western tradition may be compared with non-Western traditions.
interdisciplinary format, the course explores the aesthetic The course emphasizes critical thinking and analysis.
perceptions and the arts of the eastern and western modern worlds, Prerequisite: EN 101 or EN 103H
including, but not limited to Fauvism, German expressionism,
cubism, futurism, Dada, surrealism, the Bauhaus, geometric Hu 120 WorLD MusiC DeVeLopMent & tHeorY
abstraction, the Harlem Renaissance, and the art of post-World War Students are introduced to themes and issues relating to music
II Europe, America, Asia, Africa, and Central and South America. and cultures and the relationship between them around the
The integration of art with the socioeconomic, political and world. They explore music theory, harmony, melodies, and
philosophical currents of each era is examined as well. scales from a diverse range of cultures, as well as the integration
Prerequisite: HA 217 or permission from academic advisor of Western musical traditions and African musical forms and
rhythms as they relate to American idioms such as jazz, blues, and
HA 302 tHe Art oF spAin popular music.
This research-based elective course examines the pivotal role of Prerequisite: EN 102 or 203H
Spanish art in relation to the history of art around the world. Topics
include, but are not limited to, prehistoric sites such as Altamira, Hu 212 introDuCtion to FiLM stuDies
Moorish Spain, and the Alhambra, and Spanish Romanesque art This course instructs students in the terminology of film analysis,
and architecture. The course also examines the pioneering and which they learn to apply to a variety of films from different
influential roles played by major Spanish artists such as El Greco, periods and countries. Emphasizing an awareness of the inherently
Diego Velásquez, Francisco de Goya, Pablo Picasso, Antonio Guadí, symbolic nature of film, the course also focuses on the social,
and Joan Miró during their respective movements. political, and artistic concepts found in a thorough analysis of a film.
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
HA 310 ConteMporArY Art: 1945 to present
A survey of avant-garde activities in the visual arts (abstract-
expressionism, pop art, neo Dada, Europe’s new realism, op,
Hu 215-218 topiCs in WorLD MYtHoLoGies religious tradition plays in the creation of culture, as well as the unique
Students may take two of these courses for credit if the topics vary. contribution each makes toward understanding and solving such basic
global issues as the quest for world peace, care for the environment,
Hu 215* topiCs in WorLD MYtHoLoGies: and the question of the nature and value of the human individual.The
course emphasizes critical thinking and analysis.
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
This course provides an interdisciplinary, comparative introduction
to the major stories, fables, symbols, and influences of world
mythologies, ranging from the Greek and Roman to the Egyptian, Hu 280 pHiLosopHiCAL proBLeMs oF Art
Celtic, Scandinavian, South American, Indian, and other cultures. Students explore questions and issues relating to the nature of art
Topics in this course vary to focus on selected themes, genres, and artistic expression that typically lead to, involve, or require
periods, and cultures. philosophical concepts and analysis. Issues dealing with the
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H reality of art, with the cognitive and ethical status of art, and with
meaning in regard to art and artistic expression, are addressed.
Emphasis is on critical thought and analysis.
Hu 216* topiCs in WorLD MYtHoLoGies:
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
This course provides an interdisciplinary, comparative introduction
Hu 305 CritiCAL tHinKinG
to the major stories, fables, symbols, and influences of classical Greek
This course explores the nature of effective thinking. Topics
and Roman mythologies based on Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, as
include meaning and analysis, language and thought, understand-
well as the works of Aeschylus and Sophocles.
ing and communication, reason and feeling, and the personal and
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
objective perspectives. Consideration is given to the significance of
the principles of logical validity, the role of care and empathy, and
Hu 217* topiCs in WorLD MYtHoLoGies:
the nature and importance of creativity in thinking and problem-
tHe Hero’s JourneY
This course provides an interdisciplinary, comparative introduction
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
to the major stories, fables, symbols, and influences of world
mythologies, ranging from the Greek and Roman to the Egyptian,
*Hu 341-345 topiCs in FiLM
Celtic, Scandinavian, South American, Indian, and other cultures. It
Students may take two of these courses for credit if the topics vary.
traces the Hero’s Journey as described by Joseph Campbell through
classical and non-traditional mythologies and into modern culture.
Hu 341* topiCs in FiLM: FiLM noir
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
This course explores an influential film genre, its appearance in
America in the post-World War II years, and the contemporary
Hu 218* topiCs in WorLD MYtHoLoGies:
films noirs that have sprung from this earlier movement. Students
toLKien AnD MYtH
study the political, social, and artistic factors that led to the
This course provides an interdisciplinary, comparative introduction
unplanned creation of this genre.
to the major stories, fables, symbols, and influences of world
Prerequisite: HU 212
mythologies on the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien. This course uses
Tolkien’s The Sylmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings
Hu 342* topiCs in FiLM: AsiAn CineMA
to examine the author’s use of existing myth in the invention
This course examines the work of major Asian directors in the post-
of the mythological structure into which he fit his creation of
World War II period. Students study the films in historical context,
as well as analyzing film-related elements of these works.
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 203H
Prerequisite: HU 212
Hu 250 reLiGions oF tHe WorLD
Hu 343* topiCs in FiLM: tHe HoLLYWooD
Students survey and compare the development and central teachings
of major religious traditions of the world, including Hinduism,
This course examines the seven major studios that defined
Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and religious traditions in
Hollywood’s golden era, including MGM, Universal, and RKO.
Africa and among Native Americans. Students examine the role each
Students view films representative of the time period in which expressive lighting, and manipulate a variety of drawing media.
they were made, as well as being from one of the major studios. Prerequisite: ART 211
They also study the financial, social, and artistic influences the
studio system had on the filmmaking process during this period. iLD 320 interMeDiAte pAintinG
Prerequisite: HU 212 This course builds on skills developed in ILD 120, with an emphasis
on painting the human form, using light, and expanding the
Hu 344* topiCs in FiLM: inDepenDent FiLMMAKers repertoire of techniques.
This course explores the influence of filmmakers who work or have Prerequisite: ILD 120
worked outside the traditional system. Students view and analyze
the works of such directors as John Cassavetes, Robert Altman, iLD 322 MeDiA AnD ADVertisinG DesiGn
Steve Soderbergh, Rose Troche, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford In this course, students examine the structures and communications
Coppola, Claudia Weill, John Waters, Allison Anders, and others. skills used by the various members of a creative team and further
Prerequisite: HU 212 define the role of graphic design in an advertising context. The
course emphasizes the processes of concept development, media
Hu 345* topiCs in FiLM: europeAn CineMA application, and design creation. Students examine the variety of
This course explores the work of major European directors of the media used by graphic designers and their suppliers and define and
post-World War II era. Students study the films in historical context, apply campaign strategies, based on media and marketing realities.
as well as analyzing the film-related elements of these works. Prerequisites: GD 131, GD 312
Prerequisite: HU 212
iLD 325 Business oF iLLustrAtion
iLD 120 FunDAMentALs oF pAintinG Students develop professional skills in client interaction, punctuality,
Students learn about the use of paint media to represent form, value, time management, legal issues, and a respect for deadlines. The
and color. They organize a work area for painting and explore a course covers the organization management and promotion of an
variety of paint techniques, as well as the manipulation of pigment illustration studio. Students study basic legal principles related to
on a prepared surface. the conduct of business, including an overview of the legal system,
Prerequisites: ART 111, ART 122, ART 123 contracts, personal property, intellectual property, real property,
law of sales, agency and employment law, business organizations,
iLD 130 iLLustrAtion insurance, security devices, bankruptcy, and alternative dispute
This course introduces students to the basic principles of resolution, and learn to apply principles of copyright law.
illustration, exploring various methods and functions. Students Prerequisite: ILD 130
learn the role of illustration in the design process and apply that
knowledge to their projects. iLD 340 eDitoriAL iLLustrAtion
Prerequisite: ILD 120 In this course, students translate text into visual images and concepts
and apply illustrative solutions to design formats and page layouts.
iLD 230 speCiALtY iLLustrAtion Students use research and personal references, along with an
Students use various media and techniques to solve illustration exploration of appropriate media, imagery, and style, to support the
problems. They combine drawing, painting, photography, and design interpretation of the author’s message.
into illustrative solutions, developing creative original concepts Prerequisites: GD 131, ILD 130
and a variety of styles. They also explore and execute descriptive
representational art applied to subject matter such as technical, iLD 345 storYBoArDinG For iLLustrAtion
scientific, medical, and legal illustration. With a focus on applying industry-standard storyboarding and scripting
Prerequisites: ILD 130, P 104 techniques to media production, students explore various purposes
and formats of storyboards, the basic terminology and concepts used in
iLD 311 ADVAnCeD DrAWinG For iLLustrAtors storyboarding, and the application of storyboarding techniques to the
Building on concepts introduced in ART 111, with an emphasis creation of storyboards with or without a written script.
on composition, rendering, and modeling techniques, students Prerequisite: ILD 130
explore the use of various color and black and white media, employ
iLD 350 proDuCt AnD LiCenseD iLLustrAtion iLD 430 trADitionAL iLLustrAtion stuDio
Students research, design, and execute illustration applied to manu- Students create illustrations using traditional media and develop a
factured, marketable, and licensed products.They develop surface marketable illustration style.Topics include evaluating technical and
illustrations for 3D forms, evaluate appropriate production technology, aesthetic needs of illustrations, justifying illustration solutions to
and justify decisions based on marketing criteria. Copyright law and problems, and studying current illustration trends within the industry.
product licensing are also covered. Prerequisite: ILD 325
Prerequisite: ILD 130
iLD 440 seLF-proMotion AnD MArKetinG
iLD 360 ConCeptuAL iLLustrAtion Students formulate their career goals and develop a self-promotion
Students research current evolving cultures, both domestic and and marketing plan, exploring the pros and cons of self-promotion
international, in this course. They then apply these images to create and representation.
original illustrations in the genre of fantasy, humor, cartoons, and Prerequisite: ILD 325
editorial commentary, developing creative original concepts in
a variety of styles. iLD 445 portFoLio prepArAtion
Prerequisites: ILD 130, ILD 311, P 215 Students assess their personal strengths to establish career goals, explore
strategies for conducting an effective job search, and decide how
iLD 365 ADVAnCeD DiGitAL iLLustrAtion to organize their illustration and design work in a pre-graduation
Using digital media, students develop an individual illustration portfolio. Guided by a faculty member or a team of faculty members,
style. They create illustrative solutions using computer technology, each student assembles a preliminary portfolio and identifies areas for
develop a marketable illustration style, study current industry trends, more work or content enhancement. Interviewing, networking, self-
evaluate technical and aesthetic needs of illustrations, and justify promotion, business etiquette, and presentation skills are also covered.
illustrative solutions to problems. Prerequisite: ILD 325
Prerequisite: MA 341
iLD 450 portFoLio
iLD 399 proFessionAL prACtiCe In preparation for job interviews, students refine and present their
This class is an on-campus internship where the student interacts illustration & design portfolios. They identify career paths and
with faculty in a specific professionally oriented freelance job roles in the illustration industry, focus on marketing themselves to
experience. The student is responsible for creating and submitting intended employers, and assess personal strengths and weaknesses.
a contract, incorporating elements learned in ILD 325 Business of Students also complete a professional résumé and begin the
Illustration. After the student meets with the faculty member, he/ job search. This course must be taken in the final quarter of the
she writes the parameters of the job into the contract. By the end bachelor’s degree program.
of the quarter, the student has a fully articulated and professionally Prerequisite: ILD 445 and approval of the major department in the
presented project. Available to qualified students who obtain quarter before the portfolio course is to be taken.
approval from the department chair. Students may choose to take
either ILD 399 or ILD 499 in the final quarter of the program. iLD 499 internsHip
This monitored program gives upper-level students the opportunity to
iLD 420 ADVAnCeD pAintinG work part-time with cooperating employers. Students are required to
This course continues to develop painting skills and further explores keep a log, communicate weekly with faculty, and maintain attendance
various painting media and techniques. Students are encouraged to requirements. Available to qualified students who obtain approval from
begin developing an individual style for illustration. the department chair. Students may choose to take either ILD 499 or
Prerequisite: ILD 320 ILD 399 in the final quarter of the program.
iMD 100 FunDAMentALs oF interACtiVe DesiGn
This course introduces the history, terms, and technologies of the
interactive design field. Students explore roles in the interactive
media industry, significant organizations, and trends. They design,
develop, and upload a simple Web site using basic HTML constructs.
Basic Web site production stages and issues, such as naming iMD 240 AuDio For interACtiVe MeDiA
conventions and file organization, are also covered. This course helps students understand the role of audio in an
Prerequisite: CS 108 interactive environment. They learn the concepts and technology
for deploying audio on the Web and the fundamentals of streaming
iMD 110 interACtiVe DesiGn ConCepts audio. The course emphasizes digitization, optimization, and
This course identifies the components of the design process and integration of rich media on the Web.
explores research methods, emphasizing design solutions appropriate Prerequisites: IMD 110, IMD 140
to a targeted market. Students strengthen and expand their concept
generation skills through exercises in creative problem solving. The iMD 280 introDuCtion to Motion sCriptinG
course also stresses the process of screen design development from This course examines scripting language for the development
roughs to comprehensives, layout and digital techniques, and the of interactive time-based media projects. Students learn to apply
use of a grid system for multi-component screen layouts. Students scripting skills to create interactive experiences using motion media.
employ HTML and CSS to implement the design concepts. Prerequisite: IMD 140
Prerequisite: IMD 100
iMD 300 interACtiVe Motion GrApHiCs
iMD 140 ConCepts in Motion DesiGn In this course, students explore the concepts, technologies, and
In this introduction to motion design concepts and techniques, application of motion graphics in developing a rich media
students create interactive motion projects using basic principles of communication solution. They design and develop projects
design for timeline-based media. incorporating interactivity and motion graphics for delivery on the
Prerequisite: GD 214 Web as well as stand-alone computers.
Prerequisite: IMD 340
iMD 200 inForMAtion ArCHiteCture
This course introduces students to the concepts and processes of iMD 310 interMeDiAte sCriptinG LAnGuAGes
developing interactive projects that address and solve user needs. Students refine their programming skills to develop sophisticated
Students research users, goals, competition, and content, and develop interactive interfaces. Concepts covered include object-oriented
the navigation structure, process flow, and labeling systems that programming, programming logic, problem solving, process
best address these needs. They prepare and present a professional flow and flowcharting, syntax and structures, and debugging and
information architecture proposal. troubleshooting. Students acquire skills needed to design and
Prerequisite: IMD 110 develop practical interactive applications.
Prerequisites: IMD 210
iMD 210 FunDAMentALs oF sCriptinG LAnGuAGes
Students develop basic programming concepts and skills and iMD 320 proDuCtion teAM
combine them with interface design skills. The course emphasizes This course focuses on the interactive design project management
integrating programming concepts with interface design for a process, stressing the development of the project team as key to
client-side environment. successfully achieving project goals. Students examine the main
Prerequisite: IMD 110 elements required in efficient planning and execution of an
interactive project and study issues of copyright and intellectual
iMD 220 user-CentereD interFACe DesiGn property as they relate to project implementation. They participate
Students learn the skills to design interactive interfaces, as well as in a team on a realistic, client-based project.
examining communication and business goals, target audience, Prerequisite: IMD 220
information architecture, media, and delivery platform. They explore
guidelines for user-centered interface design and apply them to iMD 340 ViDeo For interACtiVe MeDiA
various interface design projects. Students develop an understanding of desktop video production,
Prerequisite: IMD 200 post-production, and delivery concepts. Topics such as streaming,
bandwidth, compression, formats, and frame rates are covered.
Prerequisite: IMD 240
iMD 360 nonLineAr nArrAtiVe iMD 400 interACtiVe Motion sCriptinG
Students conceptualize and develop a storyline for a nonlinear This advanced course applies motion graphics as an integrated
narrative and develop a storyboard. They integrate interactive interactive solution. Students script interaction, sequencing, and
experiences within this narrative to create an immersive user motion for interactive projects. They develop projects for delivery
experience. The course emphasizes selection and use of appropriate on the Web as well as stand-alone computers.
development tools and techniques. Prerequisites: IMD 280
Prerequisite: IMD 280
iMD 405 MArKetinG BAsiCs
iMD 380 sounD DesiGn This course addresses the fundamental concepts and principles of
This course helps students understand the conceptual and technical marketing. Students place their knowledge in a framework and
challenges of sound and the important communication role it plays understand how each component contributes to the strength and
when combined with visuals. Students study techniques of recording, utility of a marketing plan. They learn how corporate identity and
generating, editing, synchronizing, and manipulating sound data. branding relate to the marketing plan and learn to make effective
Conceptual issues of noise, sound, and music are covered. Students marketing presentations.
explore the evocative, informational, and temporal possibilities sound Prerequisite: IMD 320
offers in connection to their visual work from other classes.
Prerequisite: IMD 240 iMD 410 DYnAMiC WeB AppLiCAtions
Students apply user-centered design principles, database structures,
iMD 390 portFoLio and server-side scripting to design and develop content for server-
Students are guided through the process of compiling their work based dynamic delivery. The course emphasizes design issues relating
into interactive portfolios. They apply techniques and strategies to the display of dynamic content on the screen and how that
to market themselves in their chosen fields. Emphasis is placed on content is updated as well as delivered from databases.
students assessing their most marketable skills and designing the Prerequisite: IMD 310
portfolio to best market these skills. Students not only develop
an online portfolio, but also prepare a professional résumé and
iMD 445 usABiLitY eVALuAtion AnD ACCessiBiLitY
support documentation for their projects. Students appear for a
This course introduces students to concepts and techniques in
comprehensive examination and portfolio defense. Must be taken in
usability evaluation. Through theories presented in the course,
the final quarter of the associate’s degree program.
students learn ways to research, design, implement, and analyze
Prerequisite: Student must have approval of the major department
interactive projects from the perspective of usability. Students also
in the quarter before the portfolio course is to be taken.
examine the concept and methods of accessibility for digitally
delivered interactive projects. They identify methods of creating
iMD 398 inDepenDent stuDY accessible, standards-compliant interactive projects.
This course offers students the opportunity to pursue advanced Prerequisite: IMD 320
study within an area of interest with the approval of the department
chair. May be repeated for credit.
iMD 450 HistorY oF CoMMuniCAtion MeDiA
A survey of major events and development in the history of
iMD 399 internsHip media-based communication is the focus of this course. The
A monitored program for upper-level students, an internship course explores the relationship between technology and media
gives them the opportunity to work with cooperating employers. development and explores the impact motion media and mass
Available to qualified students who obtain approval from the communication have on society and the economy. Students explore
department chair. the evolution and future trends of interactive media.
Prerequisite: IMD 320
iMD 465 senior proJeCt DesiGn
Students in this course work on an advanced interactive media
project. They submit a proposal and concept prototype for the
project. The course emphasizes content, design, and technology
research, formal written communication, quality, independent int 133 perspeCtiVe
critical analysis, presentation, and defense. In this introduction to the principles of one- and two-point
Prerequisite: IMD 405 perspective and the techniques to represent shade and shadow,
students develop freehand sketching techniques used to
iMD 470 speCiAL topiCs communicate design ideas.
In this seminar-style course, students examine contemporary Prerequisite: INT 130
issues and trends in the field of new media design. They conduct
independent research and make a professional presentation of their int 168 interior spACe
findings to a group of critical listeners. Students apply the principles of 3D design to the development of
Prerequisite: IMD 410 interior space. Content includes the use of basic ordering principles
of space and spatial theories of organization and circulation
iMD 480 portFoLio prepArAtion (wayfinding). Students develop skill and judgment in arranging and
Students identify projects and get them ready for inclusion in the defining three-dimensional space. They graphically present their
portfolio.They also explore the job market and trends in the field of ideas through conceptual sketching, model building, and production
interactive media.The students review the terminology, processes, roles, of axonometric and orthographic drawings.
technologies, and players in the field. Finally, the students present their Prerequisites: ART 121, INT 130
projects in order to get approval for admission to the portfolio class.
Prerequisite: IMD 465 int 232 WorKinG DrAWinGs
This course is an introduction to the process of producing and using
iMD 485 senior proJeCt proDuCtion a set of contract documents for interior spaces. Course content
This course is a continuation of IMD 465. Students prepare, includes formatting and cross-referencing drawings and learning to
present, and defend a project suitable for professional use. The represent details, sections, and legends.
course emphasizes production values, technical sophistication, Prerequisite: INT 130
quality assurance, evaluation of the effectiveness of the product,
conceptual thinking, critical analysis, written communication, and int 234 CoMputer-AiDeD DrAFtinG
presentation skills. Students examine the hardware that makes up a CAD workstation
Prerequisite: IMD 465 and the operating system (Windows NT) that enables the
equipment to function as a unit. They learn to use AutoCAD to set
iMD 490 senior portFoLio up and manage files and create precise drawings using geometric
Students produce a comprehensive project including an online constructions with lines, circles, arcs, text, and dimensioning.
portfolio site, compilation of project documentation, a résumé, and a Projects include orthographic drawings.
business card in a unified packaged presentation. Students appear for Prerequisites: CS 108, INT 232
a comprehensive oral defense of the portfolio presentation as well as
industry concepts, methods, and technologies. This course must be int 235 interMeDiAte CoMputer-AiDeD DrAFtinG
taken in the final quarter of the bachelor’s program. Students apply information taught in INT 234 specifically to the
Prerequisite: IMD 480 interior design profession with a focus on working drawings. They
develop the competencies necessary to edit and manipulate drawing
int 130 ArCHiteCturAL DrAFtinG files and electronic images.
In this course students are introduced to basic drafting techniques, Prerequisite: INT 234
terminology, and symbology used in design, including use of
equipment, lettering, and orthographic drawing. It also explores the int 237 VisuAL presentAtion
use of freehand sketching and rendering techniques. Prerequisite to In this course students render elevations, plans, and interior perspectives
all interior design studio and technical drawing courses. using a variety of media and surfaces.Techniques for the design and
Prerequisite: MA 112 or MA 113 construction of presentation boards are also discussed.
Prerequisite: INT 133
int 240 HistorY oF DesiGn to 1830 int 335 DiGitAL presentAtion
In this examination of the evolution of furniture, interiors, and This course experiments with alternate methods of creating and
design theory from the ancient world to 1830, students study the producing interior design presentations. Combining a variety of
major cultural, political, social, and economic factors that affect the software, reproduction methods, and manual technology, students
design of material culture, as well as the relationship of furniture and explore ways to manipulate and integrate images and text into
interiors to significant movements in art and architecture. a cohesive graphic package. Issues of design, composition, and
typography are addressed.
int 258 interior MAteriALs Prerequisites: P 104, INT 235, INT 237
This course examines the characteristics and selection criteria for
the identification, use, and evaluation of interior materials, finishes, int 341 HistorY oF DesiGn, 1830-present
and treatments. Also discussed is the impact materials have on The development of nineteenth- and twentieth-century furniture
human beings and the environment. and interiors from industrialization to the present is explored, along
with the theoretical basis of the evolution of contemporary design.
int 259 teXtiLes Discussion includes the history of the profession of interior design
Students explore the nature of man-made and natural fibers and the contributions of individual designers.
and their production, uses, and characteristics. Content includes
discussion of yarn, fabrics, finishes, design methods, aesthetic int 343 HistorY oF nineteentH- AnD tWentietH-
application, and ordering specifications. CenturY ArCHiteCture
A study of the evolution of modern architecture in the nineteenth
int 269 HuMAn FACtors and twentieth centuries, this course discusses the theoretical basis of
Issues related to how human beings interact with the built significant architectural styles and places architectural developments
environment are explored, including ergonomic, anthropometric, within their cultural, historical, and social contexts.
and behavioral considerations that affect the planning of interior
space. Students are introduced to project programming and int 352 BuiLDinG teCHnoLoGY AnD CoDes
the skills necessary to graphically represent their ideas through This course surveys the principles of interior construction and the
conceptual drawings, bubble diagrams, matrices, and other interrelationship between building materials, systems, and structure.
supporting graphic images. It includes research and application of building codes and other
Prerequisite: INT 168 regulations covering the public’s health and welfare.
Prerequisite: INT 232
int 270 DesiGn proCess
This course focuses on the application of theories of design, int 356 LiGHtinG
spatial organization, and analysis of user needs to the development Students explore the possibilities of lighting as a form-giver to
of a multi-level space. Content includes the development and interior space and the technical knowledge necessary to create a
implementation of a clearly defined design concept through the successfully illuminated interior.
schematic phase of the design process. Students produce both sketch Prerequisite: INT 235
and finished models as means of visualizing three-dimensional space.
Prerequisite: INT 269 int 358 interior DetAiLinG
The study of materials and fabrication techniques involved in the
int 273 DesiGn DeVeLopMent, resiDentiAL design and installation of basic interior details for cabinetry, floor,
In this exploration of the design development phase of the ceiling, and walls is the focus of this course. Content includes how
residential design process, students make the transition from thinking details are communicated in the documents package.
conceptually to fully developing a residential interior space. Course Prerequisite: INT 235
content includes concept development, space planning, color, finishes,
and furnishings selection. Materials selection and their appropriate
application to the residential environment are also discussed.
Prerequisites: INT 232, INT 270
int 372 CorporAte DesiGn int 434 HistoriC preserVAtion
Focusing on the design of a corporate space from programming Theories and approaches for the interpretation and design of
to presentation drawings, course content includes space planning, historic spaces and the use of historical references in contemporary
lighting, corporate furnishings, material and finish selection, and interior environments are presented and explored.
code applications for corporate use. Prerequisites: INT 341, INT 352, INT 356, INT 358, INT 373,
Prerequisites: INT 235, INT 273 INT 377
int 373 speCiALtY DesiGn int 460 proFessionAL prACtiCe
Advanced space planning, emphasizing the development of The principles governing the business, legal, and contractual aspects
sculptural space, and the concept of plan as art are studied. The of the interior design profession for both commercial and residential
course emphasizes precedent and contextual thinking in the applications are presented. Also addressed are factors in client
development of creative design for a variety of interior applications. relationships, marketing design services, and issues facing the design
Prerequisites: INT 356, INT 372 profession today.
int 377 proBLeMs in resiDentiAL DesiGn int 468 portFoLio
In this course, students explore the human factors, design In preparation for job interviews, students refine and assemble a
requirements, and regulations governing the design of interiors for creative body of work into a comprehensive visual package. This
special populations and barrier-free spaces. course must be taken in the last or next to last quarter of the program.
Prerequisites: INT 356, INT 372 Prerequisite: Completion of one 400-level design studio and
approval of the department chair.
int 406 ADVAnCeD DetAiLinG
The research and design of complex casework, millwork, and int 498 inDepenDent stuDY
interior construction details are studied in this course. This course offers students the opportunity to pursue advanced
Prerequisite: INT 358 study within an area of interest with the approval of the department
chair. May be repeated for credit.
int 409 ADVAnCeD CoMputer-AiDeD DesiGn
AnD VisuALiZAtion int 499 internsHip
This is an advanced course using 3D Studio VIZ, AutoCAD, This monitored program for upper-level students gives them the
Architectural Desktop, and other PC software to visualize designs in opportunity to work with cooperating employers. Available to
three dimensions. Students learn to build precise three-dimensional qualified students with approval from the department chair.
models of the built environment and combine with other two- and
three-dimensional graphics software to communicate design intent MA 110 HistorY AnD trenDs in AniMAtion
using photo-realistic images and walk-through simulations. Students explore the development of the art of animation within
Prerequisite: INT 235 an historical context. The influences of society and human events,
advances in technology, and major stylistic trends are discussed in
int 431 ADVAnCeD CorporAte DesiGn terms of their impact on animation. Students also explore current
The design of a complex, upscale corporate interior reflects the directions in contemporary animation, and identify major sectors of
comprehensive synthesis of problem identification, research, the animation industry and career opportunities within them.
programming, preliminary design, and design development. The
team project focuses on issues of group dynamics, the coordination MA 131 WritinG For AniMAtion
of information, conflict resolution, and peer review. Students explore the many facets of storytelling and narrative
Prerequisites: INT 352, INT 356, INT 358, INT 373, INT 377 development, dealing with both conceptualization and professional
structuring of a story for animation. They develop stories
int 432 HospitALitY DesiGn by breaking them down into such things as a premise, scene
Students investigate and apply design issues, codes, and products to breakdown, and story outline, finally generating a script. They then
the development of a hospitality space. gather these elements into a professional presentation.
Prerequisites: INT 352, INT 356, INT 358, INT 373, INT 377 Prerequisite: EN 101 or EN 103H
MA 133 storYBoArDinG AnD AniMAtiCs MA 241 ADVAnCeD DrAWinG For AniMAtors
This course examines and breaks down the necessary tasks in the Students refresh and further develop their drawing skills in human
pre-production stage in the creation of graphics, animation, and anatomy, animal anatomy, and perspective, as well as creating 2D
special effects in film and video. Students produce treatments and animated sequences using the traditional paper and pencil approach.
storyboard descriptions, as well as create images for storyboards. Prerequisite: MA 211
Animatics are produced combining the written and visual into
presentation formats. MA 251 ACtinG For AniMAtors
Prerequisite: MA 131 While exploring the techniques involved in putting together
expressions and movements that convey emotions, impart meaning,
MA 141 sCuLpture For AniMAtors and tell a story, students learn how to tell a story with motion and
This course covers the basics of character construction and design embellish it with expression.
from construction drawings through completed 3D models rendered Prerequisite: EN 105
in polymer clay. Students construct maquettes, which are digitized into
3D animation programs as part of the design, visualization, and model- MA 302 interMeDiAte 3D MoDeLinG
making process, to help the animator visualize the character or object Students expand their knowledge and skills in computer-based 3D
they are animating in three dimensions. modeling. Topics covered include skinning, beveling, displacement
Prerequisite: ART 211 mapping, terrain (topographic) modeling, metaball modeling,
match perspective, advanced texture mapping, and advanced
MA 201 introDuCtion to 3D MoDeLinG lighting techniques.
Students are introduced to the basic concepts in object creation in Prerequisite: MA 201
a computer-based modeling environment. Topics include concepts
of 3D space, methods of modeling, editing modeled objects, texture MA 304 ADVAnCeD 3D MoDeLinG
mapping, and rendering, as well as the basics of lighting and camera Advanced modeling techniques and concepts are applied using a
work for 3D modeling. 3D environment. Modeling as character design and development is
Prerequisites: MA 141, MT 112 emphasized while students analyze real-world observations and their
application to modeling.
MA 211 CHArACter AnD oBJeCt DesiGn Prerequisite: MA 302
Students design and draw characters or objects for animation, learning
appropriate proportion and form for an animated character or object. MA 312 introDuCtion to 3D AniMAtion
Prerequisite: MA 141 Students are introduced to basic three-dimensional animation
techniques.Topics covered include hierarchical linking, keyframing,
MA 231 introDuCtion to 2D AniMAtion function curves, animated modifiers, animated materials and textures,
Students gain a basic understanding of the process for creating two- basic dynamics, basic particle animation, basic morphing, animated
dimensional animation sequences through both traditional methods cameras, introduction to character animation, and space warps.
and the computer. They learn the various principles of animation Prerequisite: MA 238, MA 302
through a series of building-block projects using both traditional
methods and materials as well as 2D paint and animation software MA 321 interMeDiAte 3D AniMAtion
to produce on-screen animations. Building on skills acquired in MA 298, students are introduced to
Prerequisite: MA 133 more advanced 3D animation techniques, using character animation
as a focus. Topics covered include application of the principles of
MA 238 interMeDiAte 2D AniMAtion traditional animation to 3D animation, creating animation timed
This course applies the basic principles of 2D animation in a computer to music, creating and animating bone structures and linking them
environment. Students script, storyboard, and develop a short to continuous-skinned and jointed characters, animation of facial
animation project using both traditional and computer skills. expressions, and lip synching.
Prerequisite: MA 231 Prerequisite: MA 312
MA 324 ADVAnCeD 3D AniMAtion MA 351 MAteriALs AnD LiGHtinG
Advanced animation techniques, rigging, and setup techniques In this course, students learn about lighting 3D objects, lighting
are used in a 3D environment. Students apply the principles of movement, and establishing the relationship among background,
acting, as well as appropriate mathematical concepts and techniques, object, reflectivity, and illusion of depth. The course focuses on
to scripting activities, using real-world observations and their the correlation between reality and computer rendition, stressing
application to animation. the difference between light and the technical imitation of
Prerequisite: MA 321 artificial lighting.
Prerequisite: MA 304
MA 333 AniMAtion For interACtiVe proDuCtion
This course combines animation with facilities for integrating MA 398 inDepenDent stuDY
text, sound, images, and full-motion video into a wide variety This course offers students the opportunity to pursue advanced
of interactive products. Students explore the role of 2- and 3D study within an area of interest with the approval of the department
animation in the production of interactive applications and use skills chair. May be repeated for credit.
in scripting, storytelling, and animation to produce prototypes of
interactive applications using multimedia software. MA 399 internsHip
Prerequisites: MA 324, MA 304 This monitored program for upper-level students gives them the
opportunity to work with cooperating employers. Available to
MA 341 DiGitAL inK AnD pAint qualified students with approval from the department chair.
This course introduces students to advanced digital rendering and
painting techniques and tools for creating professional-quality MA 412 Business FunDAMentALs AnD
storyboards, model sheets, animatics, concept art, and animation. CAreer DeVeLopMent
They explore issues of color management and how to tailor the This course provides a detailed view of the concepts, practices,
finished product for the final output medium, including video, print, strategies, legalities, and decisions involved in successfully
film, and the Web. establishing and operating an animation business. Students gain a
Prerequisites: GD 214, P 104 strong working knowledge of the animation industry.
MA 344 DiGitAL ViDeo eDitinG MA 424 speCiAL topiCs in AniMAtion
Students explore the features and functions of nonlinear video In this course, students conduct an in-depth study, write a paper, and
editing systems. The role of editing, compositing, and audio in the make a professional presentation on a topic in animation.The emphasis
post-production process for animation and live-action is stressed. is on collating and analyzing information, developing personal
Students also explore the various options available for output and critiques, and making a comprehensive professional presentation.
distribution of edited video. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair.
Prerequisite: MA 321, MA 312
MA 430 senior proJeCt i AnD
MA 345 speCiAL eFFeCts
MA 440 senior proJeCt ii
Students gain experience in combining live-action video with 2-
Students research and submit a proposal for a research and/or
and 3D animation, along with the creation and execution of special
development project in animation and work with individual faculty
effects. Special attention is given to issues surrounding the workflow
advisors. Emphasis is on systematic planning, content development,
of animation in a production environment.
design, and technology research, as well as formal written
Prerequisites: MA 341, MA 344
communication, independent critical analysis, presentation, and defense.
Prerequisites: MA 304, MA 324
MA 490 portFoLio presentAtion
In this review course, students prepare individual portfolios. Emphasis
is placed on professional preparation and creation of a demo tape and
Prerequisite: MA 440. Must be taken in the final quarter.
Mt 0920 BeGinninG ALGeBrA image structure or composition, color theory, lighting theory, and
This transitional studies course includes the study of basic algebraic the art of the critique.
and geometric concepts. Specifically, the course covers real numbers, Prerequisite: P 111 or P 200
linear equations and inequalities, graphing, exponents, polynomials,
and geometric concepts in solving problems of measurements, p 103 LArGe-ForMAt pHotoGrApHY
perimeter, and area. The course includes four hours of structured This course offers essential experience with the large-format or
classes with two hours of self-directed and/or tutorial work in the view camera. Topics include sheet film, film holders, exposure and
transitional studies lab for a total of six hours per week. process control, and the management of perspective and focus with
Prerequisite: academic placement testing the movements that are unique to the view camera.
Co-requisite: P 111
Mt 112 CoLLeGe GeoMetrY
This course introduces students to such topics as measurements, p 104 DiGitAL pHotoGrApHiC proDuCtion
lines, angles, polygons, congruence, similarity, areas, circles, In this introduction to electronic photo editing, students become
algebraic approaches to geometry, and an introduction to acquainted with the concepts, hardware, and software related to
coordinate geometry. digital image acquisition, manipulation, and output, including
Prerequisite: academic placement or successful completion of MT 0920 scanning, masking, layering, and retouching.
Prerequisite: CS 106
Mt 113 iDeAs oF MAtHeMAtiCs
An introduction to some of the major themes and ideas in p 106 HistorY AnD surVeY oF pHotoGrApHY
mathematics, including methods used in their applications, the In this overview of photographic history, students experience the
course includes such topics as concepts of geometry set theory, context surrounding their chosen medium. The course provides
algebra, statistics, and consumer mathematics. exposure to the historical and cultural influences that have made
Prerequisite: academic placement or successful completion of MT 0920 photography the powerful communication tool it is today.
Prerequisite: EN 102 or EN 103H
Mt 212 soLiD GeoMetrY
This is the second sequential course in geometry. It covers the p 111 prinCipLes oF pHotoGrApHY
basic methods in space (three-dimensional) geometry. Topics In this foundation course, students examine the essential tools,
emphasized are planes and the polyhedron, prisms and pyramids, materials, and techniques in relation to the fundamentals of
cylinders and cones, sphere and composite figures, and an photography. Topics include cameras, lenses, exposure, resolution,
introduction to analytic geometry. storage /memory, printing, and presentation. After analyzing
Prerequisite: MT 112 photographs to determine their positive and negative attributes,
students apply these principles to produce their own visually
Mt 314 stAtistiCs compelling images.
Statistics is a branch of applied mathematics that provides the Co-requisite: P 103
framework for looking at uncertainty and risk in a logical and
systematic way. This course introduces students to the methods p 200 DiGitAL pHotoGrApHY For non-MAJors
used in the field of applied statistics, presenting both descriptive Intended for non-majors, this course introduces students to the
and inferential methods, concentrating on the application of fundamental terminology, concepts, and techniques of digital
statistical techniques to the analysis of data. Topics include basic data photography. Emphasized are the principles of using color,
characteristics, such as mean, median, mode, range, and standard composition, lighting, and other techniques for overall thematic and
deviations; probabilities; confidence intervals; and both correlation visual effects of photographic images.
and linear regression. Prerequisite: P 104
Prerequisite: MT 112 or MT 113
p 201 LiGHtinG
p 102 pHotoGrApHiC DesiGn In this introduction to the essential concepts of lighting for
Students experience the primary design elements of visual photography, students explore the manipulation of quantity, quality,
communication as they apply to the photograph. Topics include direction, and contrast of both natural and artificial lighting.
The course covers equipment and processes required to produce p 208 pHotoJournALisM i
professional image quality in the studio and on location. This course addresses the photograph as a narrative or illustrative
Prerequisite: P 103, P 111 medium used in support of the text content of publications. Students
are required to produce photographic essays and illustrations.
p 202 LoCAtion pHotoGrApHY i Prerequisite EN 102, P 102, P 201, P 202, P 207
This course explores the special needs of location photography,
including both the technical and logistical aspects of location work. p 215 DiGitAL pHotoGrApHY For iLLustrAtion
Students are challenged with a variety of assignments related to In this course, students generate original photographs to use for
fashion, portraiture, product, stock, and architectural photography. reference. They assemble personal photographic references and
Prerequisite: P 201 research and assemble props for photo shoots, as well as learning to
archive their artwork.
p 203 stuDio Prerequisite: P 104
With this course, students develop the ability to solve problems
of photographing people through assignments designed to p 301 DiGitAL pHotoGrApHiC iLLustrAtion ii
challenge their skills in lighting, camera operation, and commercial This course is the culmination of the digital course sequence. Students
interpretation. All aspects of studio photography are discussed from further explore emerging technologies and the professional application
lenses to lighting and make-up to background preparation. of digital processes to sophisticated imagery. Advanced techniques
Prerequisite: P 201 include digital image capture, processing, printing, and presentation.
Prerequisite: P 204
p 204 DiGitAL pHotoGrApHiC iLLustrAtion i
In this course, students explore the creative possibilities inherent p 303 LoCAtion pHotoGrApHY ii
to digital image editing, including compositing, montage effects, In addition to examining more demanding examples of professional
surrealistic imagery, and presentation. Assignments require the location photography, this course addresses the planning and logistics
application of digital processes to work demonstrating strong of shooting at complex locations. Emphasis is placed on imaginative
research, concept, and execution. application of location technique and carefully styled work.
Prerequisite: P 207 Prerequisite: P 202
p 205 portFoLio i p 304 ADVAnCeD LiGHtinG
The course represents a synthesis of conceptual and technical Expanding on skills developed in P 201, this course emphasizes
skills acquired throughout the associate’s degree program. Students lighting products and people both in the studio and on location.
determine specific career goals and prepare an entry-level portfolio Students examine the tools and techniques of color and contrast
of professional caliber, including images form the student’s chosen control under all lighting conditions and are challenged to produce
field as well as work that demonstrates competence in all branches work that is both technically and stylistically imaginative.
of the medium. Prerequisite: P 201
Prerequisite: Approval of the faculty committee responsible for
reviewing existing work in the quarter before the portfolio course is p 305 Art DireCtion AnD pHotoGrApHY
to be taken. This course introduces students to the principles of design, concept,
and visual problem solving for photography and print as they relate
p 207 DiGitAL DArKrooM to the layout and stylistic requirements of the commercial client.
Primarily intended for photographic imaging program students, this Prerequisites: GD 312, P 304
course is an extension of P 104. Emphasis is placed on those digital
techniques that correspond to traditional darkroom processes. The p 306 internsHip
course addresses issues related to color theory, resolution, contrast Students research and select a photographer in their specialty
and density controls and the production of photo-quality digital field for an internship position that is acceptable for course credit.
prints from scanned film and direct digital captures. Internship proposals must be approved by the department chair.
Prerequisite: P 103, P 104, P 111 Internships enable students to gain experience in professional
operations, in the areas of technique, client relations, and production.
p 307 ALternAtiVe proCesses field as well as work that demonstrates competence in all branches
Students express their artistic visions through unconventional of the medium. The portfolio includes both printed pieces and a
approaches to photography. Topics such as toy camera photography, promotional Web site.
pinhole photography, simulation of antique photographic processes, Prerequisite: P 402 and approval of the major department in the
multiple exposures, and other camera and lens alternatives to quarter before the portfolio course is to be taken.
digital/analog hybrids are explored. Students are required to go
above and beyond the technical requirements of each assignment, p 404 speCiALiZAtion
allowing their aesthetic concerns to flourish. Students use this course to fine-tune and complete their area of
Prerequisites: P 111, P 102, P 204, P 207 AND GD 312 specialized study and the production of their specialty subject
portfolio requirements. This is considered to be the most important
p 308 ADVAnCeD prinCipLes oF pHotoGrApHY section of the overall portfolio requirements.
Building on fundamental photography classes, students develop a Prerequisite: P 403 and approval of the major department in the
greater understanding of exposure as well as photographic equipment quarter before the portfolio course is to be taken.
and processes to ensure the best possible quality in their images.
Learning effective and efficient production workflows enables p 406 tHe Business oF pHotoGrApHY
students to maximize their time and improve their end results in both This course reviews considerations faced by photographers when
traditional and high-end digital photographic environments. establishing and managing a studio operation. Topics include
Prerequisite: P 202, P 207 recruitment, appraisal, and delegation to a studio staff; negotiating
with clients and talent; and the management of large productions.
p 310 pHotoJournALisM ii Students must use business management software to estimate costs
This course is an in- depth approach to political and social for photographic work and manage a studio budget.
photojournalism. Students produce assignments related to Prerequisite: P 304, EN 102
photojournalism and editorial photography. Emphasis is placed on
digital technologies and formal assignment presentation. The class p 407 inDepenDent stuDY
is devoted to subject research and creative photography in both the This course offers students the opportunity to pursue advanced
fine art and commercial applications. study within a specific area of interest with the approval of the
Prerequisite: P 202, P 208 department chair. This course may be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Department chair approval.
p 401 speCiALiZAtion prepArAtion
Students select the area of specialization that becomes the primary ps 101 introDuCtion to psYCHoLoGY
area of focus for their careers. Through research into contemporary Students are introduced to the biological bases of human behavior,
trends, students begin to prepare a body of work that demonstrates consciousness, perception, learning, motivation, and emotion. The
the integration of technical skill and imagination. development of the human person over the life span is viewed from
Prerequisite: P 305 and department chair approval. the perspective of personality, adjustment, psychological disorder,
therapy, health, and social interaction.
p 402 eXit portFoLio prepArAtion Prerequisite: EN 101 or EN 103H
This course offers the opportunity to develop and produce projects
to be included in the exit portfolio. Imagery produced speaks ps 202 psYCHoLoGY oF seXuALitY AnD GenDer
the language of today’s marketplace, displays different styles and This course introduces the biological, physiological, and
media, and demonstrates imaginative application of photographic cultural principles and theories of sexuality and gender and
technique. how they influence our assumptions, perceptions, and practices.
Prerequisite: P 401 and department chair approval. Contemporary health issues are also examined.
Prerequisite: PS 101
p 403 eXit portFoLio
This course is a synthesis of the entire bachelor’s degree program. sC 105 pHYsiCAL sCienCe
Students determine specific career goals and prepare a professional In this introduction to the scientific method, students learn about
entry-level portfolio, including images form the student’s chosen the particular methods of observation and experimentation in the
sciences. Specifically, students develop an integrated understanding including increased audio, video, computer, and Internet technology,
of physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth science, and biology. Topics provide numerous opportunities to further the development of
such as Newton’s laws, the atomic model, natural selection, the speaking and listening skills in situations relevant to students’ lives.
genetic code, and cosmology are explored. Prerequisite: SP 101, appropriate transfer credit, or placement test.
Prerequisite: EN 101 or EN 103H
ts 090 CoLLeGe sKiLLs
sC 106 CHeMistrY This course is designed to develop and strengthen skills required for success
This course introduces students to some basic concepts of chemistry in college: efficient and meaningful comprehension of reading and lecture
that are particularly useful for everyday living, and especially for material and clear, competent communication in writing and speaking. In
food science and cooking. It builds on earlier experience of science addition, students focus on strategies for success in all college courses by
to provide students with a foundation for further learning of the developing their individual learning plans.This course includes four hours
chemical principles pertinent to our ordinary experience. The of structured class time along with two hours of self-directed assignments in
course includes demonstrations. the transitional studies lab each week.
Prerequisites: EN 101 or EN 103H and MT 112 or MT 113 Prerequisite: placement testing
sC 115 sCienCe oF LiGHt VGp 126 oBJeCt-orienteD proGrAMMinG
Students examine light and color in terms of physics, biology, This course covers the concepts and principles in writing object-
and psychology. Topics include production and detection of light, oriented programs, addressing such key aspects as classes and
geometric and wave optics, light and color in nature, production hierarchies, input/output constructs, data structures, exception
of colors, reaction of the eye and the brain to light and color, and handling features, and graphical user interface (GUI).
psychological reaction to light. Prerequisite: GAD 221
Prerequisites: EN 101 or EN 103H and MT 112 or MT 113
VGp 215 proGrAMMinG For sHADinG & DYnAMiCs
sC 116 sCienCe oF sounD Proper shading enhances the visual effects of a model, a character,
This course examines sound in terms of its behavior, physics, and and/or an environment in animation and game. Students learn to
acoustics. Acoustical behavior of sound such as reverberation, apply programming features to create effects of shading in a 3D
echo, and pitch are also explored. Students learn theories and animation or game work. They learn how to create more advanced
principles relating to acoustics through a variety of projects used scripts to enhance the dynamics of graphic images in animation
for demonstration and ear training. The course emphasizes critical and game design. In addition, students link shaders to major 3D
thought and aural analysis. animation applications.
Prerequisite: MT 112 or MT 113 Prerequisite:VGP 126
sp 101 BeGinninG spAnisH ConVersAtion VGp 220 DAtABAse ConCepts AnD soFtWAre
This course introduces students to the association between Spanish DeVeLopMent
sounds and letters, and emphasizes pronunciation, vocabulary Organizing, storing, and accessing large amounts of data efficiently
acquisition, basic grammar concepts, and the beginnings of an are integral to software applications. Students learn the most
understanding of the Spanish-speaking communities of Latin important techniques for managing data stored in memory or in a
America, the United States, and Spain. Highly integrated sections database. Efficient use of network bandwidth is especially critical
of the program, including audio, video, and computer technology, to game applications. Students learn how data is sent and received
provide many opportunities to develop speaking and listening skills over the Internet and how data and processes can be distributed
in situations relevant to students’ lives. among computers.
sp 102 ConVersAtionAL spAnisH
Students continue building their basic speaking and listening skills
through additional instruction in beginning grammar concepts and
continued vocabulary-building, as well as extensive pronunciation and
conversational practice. Highly integrated sections of the program,
VGp 302 soFtWAre DeVeLopMent For VGp 440 senior proJeCt ii
GAMe & AniMAtion Students select an interactive media design topic for their graduate
Students learn to develop scripts and plug-ins used for game and project. During the course, students research their topics and
animation. These scripts and plug-ins are intended to enhance begin programming the application for their graduate projects.
the modeling, animation, and other game features in 3D software The emphasis is on quantitative and qualitative research, project
packages. Students also learn to use standard graphics libraries. scheduling, methods of presentation, and qualitative results.
Prerequisite:VGP 215 Prerequisite:VGP 430
VGp 308 Motion CApture DAtA & netWorK VGp 490 portFoLio prepArAtion
trAnsMission In this course, students review information learned in previous courses
Using motion capture data can be efficient and cost-effective in and prepare individual portfolios. Students’ individual strengths and
game design. This course focuses on importing, modifying, and preferences will be showcased by a collection representative of their
using motion capture data and applying such data in developing studies. An emphasis is placed on the creation of a CD-ROM game
animation and games. Since motion capture data is delivered over a prototype, a demo tape, and traditional portfolio book.
network, students also explore delivery constraints. Prerequisite: Approval of the faculty committee responsible for
Prerequisite:VGP 220 reviewing existing work in the quarter before the portfolio course is
to be taken.
VGp 321 ArtiFiCiAL inteLLiGenCe &
ViD 101 introDuCtion to ViDeo proDuCtion
Students are oriented to the video production process and gain a
This course enables students to employ ways to represent knowledge
foundation of general video knowledge through lectures, readings,
and state in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and to incorporate A.I.
field trips, video projects, and equipment exercises. Beginning
elements in the development and design of games. Students explore
camera techniques are explored, in addition to lighting and audio.
delivering complex interaction with A.I. elements over a multiplayer
game that can be accessed and played on the Internet.
ViD 102 introDuCtion to AuDio proDuCtion
This course focuses on voice, music, and sound effects and the
impact they have on the visual image. It addresses the principles of
VGp 325 proGrAMMinG For VisuAL siMuLAtions
recording sound and covers the study of sound characteristics, basic
Computer simulation is widely used in game development.Visual
acoustics, ergonomics, and basic techniques for field recording, as
simulations often require special features that many multimedia
well as time code, playback, picture synchronization, and mixing.
and animation software applications cannot provide. In this course,
Analog and digital formats are examined in the context of audio-
students learn to write scripts that can enable, modify, and customize
specific features in simulation programs.
ViD 110 HistorY oF Motion MeDiA & MAss
VGp 430 senior proJeCt i
Students select an interactive media design topic for their graduate
In this survey of major events and development in the history of
project. During the course, students research their topics and
motion media and mass communication, students focus on the
begin programming the application for their graduate projects.
relationship between technology and media development, and
The emphasis is on quantitative and qualitative research, project
explore the impact motion media and mass communication have on
scheduling, methods of presentation, and qualitative results.
society and the economy.
ViD 121 ViDeoGrApHY
Students are introduced to the video camera as a technical and
creative tool for communication and art by emphasizing camera
technology and operation, as well as industry techniques and
standards of composition and sequencing. Students work on a series
of exercises and projects to learn camera framing, composition, production. Topics include creating ideas and writing scripts for
lighting, sound, and other techniques to effectively communicate via commercials, public service announcements, short narratives,
the medium of video. documentaries, corporate videos, and news stories. Writing for
Prerequisite:VID 101 feature films, long-format documentaries, and entertainment
television are also discussed.
ViD 131 introDuCtion to ViDeo eDitinG Prerequisites: EN 101 or EN 103H,VID 101
In this course, students examine the essential work that goes into
television and video projects after the writing, directing, lighting, ViD 212 DireCtinG tHe DoCuMentArY
camera, and talent duties have been completed.Topics include project In this in-depth look at the director’s world in television and film,
enhancement such as special effects, music, cutaways, and applause. students explore the director’s role, responsibilities, and methods
Exercises demonstrate the marriage of art and tape in the edit suite. of working in all phases of preproduction, production, and
Prerequisite: CS 108,VID 102,VID 121 postproduction.
Prerequisites:VID 131,VID 140,VID 210
ViD 140 introDuCtion to ViDeo LiGHtinG
Students learn the basic creative and technical aspects of lighting for ViD 213 DireCtinG WitH ACtors
television, with an emphasis on lighting design. Topics include light This course takes an in-depth look at the director’s world in
types and accessories (such as scrims, flags, and gobos), electrical television and film, and at the director’s work with on-camera talent,
schematics, and safety in the studio and on location. specifically. Students explore the director’s role, responsibilities, and
Prerequisite:VID 121 methods of working in all phases of preproduction, production, and
postproduction — but first with talent, including both professional
ViD 150 introDuCtion to tV GrApHiCs AnD AniMAtion and nonprofessional actors.
Students explore the importance of the artist in television Prerequisites:VID 131,VID 140,VID 210
broadcast communications by taking a broadcast graphic project
from concept to completed videotape. Students produce graphics ViD 250 MuLti-CAMerA ViDeo proDuCtion
specifically for video, using a keyer, character generator, and This course is an introduction to the principles of multi-camera
computer paint system. production for both studio and remote locations. Emphasis is placed
Prerequisites: CS 108,VID 131 on preproduction, lighting, and equipment set-up. Through a series
of lectures, in-class demonstrations, supervised hands-on practice,
ViD 175 nonLineAr eDitinG i and in-class discussions, exercises, and critiques, students gain a basic
This course covers the operation of nonlinear editing systems. understanding of multi-camera production. Students demonstrate
Students learn the terms and technologies associated with nonlinear knowledge of the equipment and techniques discussed in both their
editing, and demonstrate the ability to edit a sequence to tell a story. own projects and in critiquing other projects.
Prerequisite:VID 150,VID 210 Prerequisites:VID 102, VID 140,
ViD 176 nonLineAr eDitinG ii ViD 260 eLeCtroniC neWs GAtHerinG/eLeCtroniC
Focusing on advanced editing systems and methods, this course FieLD proDuCtion
enables students to process audio and video elements in media Students are immersed in the process of professional video field
content and organize this content for total effect and final delivery. production news and film style. They learn to shoot on location
Students apply a comprehensive set of critical and evaluative skills to from a developed script and storyboard, with emphasis on the pre-
make sound judgment calls and sophisticated editing decisions. production and production process.
Prerequisite:VID 175 Prerequisite:VID 131,VID 140,VID 210
ViD 210 sCriptWritinG For teLeVision & FiLM ViD 300 ViDeo portFoLio
Students learn to create scripts with visual and aural appeal and Students assemble their best work in a portfolio videotape and DVD
to convey messages in a clear, effective, and simple style that showing their capabilities as a camera operator, director, editor, and
communicates to mass audiences. This course applies industry- graphic designer. Students also produce mailers and business cards to
standard scripting and storyboarding techniques to media prepare for their entry into the industry.
Prerequisite: Approval of the major department in the quarter before ViD 333 Art oF proDuCinG & DireCtinG
the portfolio course is to be taken. It is an art in itself to organize and direct digital filmmaking &
video production. This course focuses on the production processes
ViD 310 ADAptAtion & WritinG For DiGitAL MeDiA and performances from the perspectives of a producer and director
In this specialized writing course for digital media production, and develops the student’s talent for this unique form of art.
students learn the unique characteristics and techniques of media Prerequisite:VID 322
writing for linear, interactive, and Web media. Students apply their
writing skills to create original narrative scripts, scripts adapted ViD 340 MeDiA DeLiVerY sYsteMs AnD DistriBution
from literary and non-fiction sources, interactive and Web projects, This course addresses the end phase of media production — delivery
commercials, and documentaries. Students also learn to research and and distribution. Students study a variety of media delivery methods
pitch media writing projects. and systems and determine the advantages and limitations of each.They
Prerequisites: EN 102 or EN 203H, IMD 100,VID 175,VID 210 also examine the relationship between delivery systems and distribution
methods and evaluate the relative efficiency, cost, and effectiveness of each.
ViD 320 proJeCt MAnAGeMent Prerequisites: IMD 100,VID 175
In this specialized project management course for digital media
production, students learn to organize personnel, equipment, ViD 345 DiGitAL MeDiA proDuCtion
and a variety of other media assets for production purposes. The Working in production teams, students conceptualize, design, and
course emphasizes skills and techniques for goal setting, strategic execute a digital media production project on a chosen topic for
planning, organization, communication, risk management, a targeted audience over a selected delivery system or systems.
efficiency, and cost effectiveness. Students must use three or more different types of media for
Prerequisite:VID 310 production, integrate the content elements in post-production, and
use one or more delivery systems for the final product.
ViD 322 DiGitAL FiLM AnD DoCuMentArY Prerequisites: IMD 110,VID 340
This course explores the various camera and lighting techniques
used in digital filmmaking & video production. Discussions cover ViD 350 MeDiA Business AnD LAW
the general concepts and principles of camera moves and lighting This course covers multiple facets of the media business. Topics
techniques. Students focus on applying lighting techniques to create include the business plan, production budget, business proposal,
the desired visual effects. business contracts, business ethics, government regulations,
Prerequisite:VID 175 copyright, and other business laws. Students learn course materials
through lecture, discussion, research, writing, and presentation.
ViD 325 MeDiA CoMpositinG Prerequisite:VID 320
Focused on concepts and techniques of compositing and
integration, this course enables students to assemble media content ViD 355 MeDiA DesiGn WorKsHop
elements for overall design and prepare the final product for Working in production teams, students in this workshop class work
delivery. Students learn to manage various digital media files and with real clients, usually representatives of nonprofit organizations.
process them to finalize the media content design. Guided by faculty, students interview the client to determine
Prerequisites:VID 175,VID 212 or VID 213 expectations and work in teams to design and produce the media
content for an intended delivery system.
ViD 330 streAMinG MeDiA AnD WeBCAst Prerequisite: May be taken in one of the last four quarters.
This course focuses on operating a streaming media server to deliver
media content over the Internet. Students learn the functions and ViD 360 sHort ForM MeDiA proDuCtion
principles of streaming media server software and hardware, as well This course discusses short form as a genre of media production and
as coordination of camera-to-server operations for Webcast. its features in subject matter and style. Students learn to produce short-
Prerequisites: IMD 100, IMD 140,VID 175,VID 320 form news, information, and dramatic content for broadband delivery.
Prerequisite: May be taken in one of the last four quarters.
ViD 364 MeDiA speCiAL eFFeCts students the opportunity to observe and participate in the operation
Students explore the disciplines used in finalizing a digital film of successful businesses related to their fields of study. Students gain
or video project using compositing software. The class reinforces experience they need to enter the field when they graduate.
compositing concepts, techniques and vocabulary from previous
classes and introduces more sophisticated tools and techniques. ViD 400 senior portFoLio
Technical skills used include advanced compositing techniques, Building on the preliminary collection of work from VID 390,
typography, animation and design. students determine and design the final organization and
Prerequisite:VID 150 presentation of the graduation portfolio. Each student is expected
to verbally present the portfolio and address audience questions as a
ViD 368 ADVAnCeD sounD DesiGn format of defense.
This course explores the methods and techniques adopted by digital film Prerequisite: Students must have approval of the major department
and television production professionals in the final design and multitrack in the quarter before the portfolio course is to be taken.
mixing process. Students will focus on automated dialogue replacement,
sound effects creation, and the final layering and mixing process.
Prerequisite: IMD 380
ViD 375 teAM MeDiA proDuCtion
This is a production course in which students work in teams to plan,
design, develop, and execute a special production project. Guided by
faculty, students set up realistic production goals and work toward
full achievement of such goals. Emphasis is placed on the complete
production process and team interactivities and accomplishments.
ViD 377 MAnAGeMent oF post proDuCtion
This course focuses on the management of the postproduction process
and develops students’ talent and ability to coordinate a variety of
assembling, editing, and compositing processes and activities.
ViD 390 portFoLio prepArAtion
Students assess their personal strengths to establish a career goal and
decide how to organize their media design and production work
in a graduation portfolio. Guided by a faculty member or a team of
faculty members, each student assembles a preliminary portfolio and
identifies areas for more work and/or content enhancement.
ViD 398 inDepenDent stuDY
This course offers students the opportunity to pursue advanced
study within an area of interest with the approval of the department
chair. May be repeated for credit.
ViD 399 internsHip
Through a field internship experience, students learn to apply
acquired subject matter and career/professional skills in a real and
practical situation. The main objective of the internship is to allow